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Old 10-13-2012, 05:47 PM   #11
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I'd ask the coach why he was punished before going ballistic. Honestly, my first reaction was to agree with Mom2Connor. The timing seems too coincidental that your son's misbehavior was right before the coaches punishment. If he was embarrassing others, the coach may have been giving him a taste of his own medicine. Is it fun for teens? No. But is it effective? Absolutely.

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I also am thinking that this is a good lesson in 1.) treating others how you want to be treated (not bullying and humiliating them...now that he knows how it feels), and 2.) finishing what you start (the football season1), even if it isn't as fun as you thought it would be. I don't think he's too young for those lessons. And the latter applies to many situations in life that he may be facing soon (like in a job or volunteer position.)
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