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Dad Shoots Laptop

Dad's Unusual Punishment A Last Resort For Bad Grades

Posted 12.19.2012 | Miami

When a Miami-area middle school student came home with unacceptable grades, his father sent him to the streets. Seventh grader Michael Bell, Jr. st...

6 Crucial Questions For Tommy Jordan's Family

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 03.08.2012 | Parents

The media is focusing yet again on Tommy Jordan, the North Carolinan dad who gained notoriety for having posted a video on YouTube of himself berating...

Dad Who Shot Daughter's Laptop Stands By His Actions

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.05.2012 | Parents

Tommy Jordan found his way to YouTube fame by shooting his daughter's laptop on camera last week. Now, despite the criticism he's received, the father...

Why It's (Still) a Bad Idea to Shoot Your Computer

Edward Muzio | Posted 04.15.2012 | Parents
Edward Muzio

I'm an expert in workplaces, not families, but this bit of truth applies to any human system: One set of dramatic overtures leads to another, until finally somebody has to break the cycle.

Who Is Acting Like A Child Here, The Father Or The Teen?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

You read the letter to the entire world, informed Hannah that she was an ungrateful brat, announced that she was grounded for what sounds like the rest of her life -- and then emptied a round of bullets into her laptop. So, what exactly was the lesson that you taught here?