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This Mom's Public Time-Out Tactic Is Outraging Some Parents

The proper way to is one of those parenting subjects no one can agree on. While some prefer old-school methods like spanking, other parents are embracing techniques like redirection. For British mom of three Louise Palai, her method of choice was making her two daughters sit on the floor of a supermarket, facing the shelves—and

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