The cruel lesson that a mother discovered her stepdaughter was a bully will be etched in the heart of the girl and she will never forget it.
Parents sometimes find themselves in a tough spot when raising children.
Some let the love for their kids blind them, but others, like the Utah mom who went viral in 2013 for punishing her bully stepdaughter after hearing what she did to another child.
Kaylee in one of the dresses Ally purchased.Source: YouTube.com/ABC News | Source: youtube.com/ABC News
NEWS DISAPPOINTING FROM THE SCHOOL
Kaylee’s mom, Ally Olsen, was Ally Olsen. Fashion enthusiast. Her passion for fashion was, in fact, so great that she seemed unable to tolerate seeing what she considered “sleazy” fashion.
Kaylee’s school one day Be informed Ally that her then 10-year-old stepdaughter had been teasing her fellow fourth-grader because of how she dressed.
It was a recurring pattern that she had developed, to the point where the other girl stopped attending school. Ally was horrified by the news, and she quickly vented her feelings.
Kaylee outside with her dog.Source: YouTube.com/ABC News | Source: youtube.com/ABC News
Ally was angered when she heard about the terrible crimes that her stepdaughter was committing. In the face of her wrath, Kaylee showed little remorse, but Ally felt that she still needed something to drive home the point.
A LESSON to REMEMBER
Ally somehow knew the best punishment that would show her stepdaughter the true horror of her crimes, and she didn’t hesitate to mete it out — with love, of course.
Kaylee’s ugly dress Ally bought.Source: youtube.com/ABC News | Source: youtube.com/ABC News
Ally took Kaylee to a thrift store and made her pick out the ugliest clothes, all of which she would wear to school for two days.
Kaylee was put in the shoes of the girl and felt the full brunt the same ridicule that she had been receiving. Kaylee Source: youtube.com/ABC News:
“I [was] like, why would they do that to me, I’m still a normal person. It doesn’t matter what you wear.”
Kaylee’s stepmother, Ally. | Source: youtube.com/ABC News
“If she chooses to be a bully after this, then at some point in her life, she’s going to be on the other side and she’ll know what it really feels like.”
Kaylee and the girl that she bullied.Source: YouTube.com/ABC News | Source: youtube.com/ABC News
She also acknowledged how difficult it was to watch Kaylee go through the Crucible. It is possible to say, “And I think now that she knows what it feels like, and she doesn’t want to be that person anymore because she knows how hurtful it is.”
Apart from Ally’s parents, there have been other parents who use public punishment to correct their children who bully or misbehave.
Jessica Rocha became famous for forcing her daughter to wear a T shirt to school in March 2013. “Thief”After she started to steal,
Are public punishments too severe? Kaylee’s lesson was too hard? Or would simple confrontation have been enough?
Either way, one thing is sure, empathy is a good thing to teach children because they will be the better for it, and everyone can rest easy knowing they are not out there causing damage to another kid.