This whole story
I saw that
I guess to get the free counseling that
“Clearly," said Arthur,"you're an idiot- but you're our kind of idiot. Come on.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
VERY good question.
Regardless of whether or not one considers it to be abusive, EGD brings up a good point.
I don't think she saw it as abuse.
the discipline was wrong on any angle..but why would you deliberately have your DD film you commiting abuse and send the clip to dr.phil?
your child is connecting hot sauce to bad words.
i watch dr.phil sometimes, i like his common sense and wit, LOL..but i often think this too, what drives someone to go on national television to air their dirty laundry!
i think this case was awful but i do think it could have been exaggerated too, the lady's 10 YO DD was filming the abuse.