I think there is a lot to be gleaned about how parents are addressing cyber bullying with their children. And while I've previously written about cyber bullying and the challenges children face, I feel that there is another type of cyber bullying that goes un-noticed. Parents bullying their children, under the guise of parenting. I am typically not one to soap box, but I recently read a piece that was heralded as the "most heartbreaking eBay listing you'll see today," and I felt provoked.
A (probably desperate) parent decided to list her sons' Beyblades after battles in the bathtub ruined the enamel, "took out a chunk" and broke the soap dish. I don't believe I was alone when I felt bothered that the listing is accompanied by a picture of the boys riveting in pain at the jurisdiction. The question being asked now is: Did the parent take it too far? Is this another form of cyber bullying?
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