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Dad Who Shot Daughter's Laptop Says He Doesn't Regret It

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Tommy Jordan found Internet fame in 2012 when he filmed himself shooting holes in his 15-year-old daughter's laptop after she posted a disrespectful m...

LOOK: Dad Posts About Unconventional Parenting Plan Public On Craigslist

Posted 11.06.2012 | Parents

An unconventional parenting technique recently went viral after being posted to the online forum site Reddit. The post, titled "Parenting: They're doi...

PHOTO: Mom's Public Punishment For Daughter's Facebook Pics

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents

While the rise of social media has certainly created new ways for children to get themselves in trouble, it's also given parents a whole new set of to...

They Shoot Laptops, Don't They?

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.01.2012 | Parents
Stephen Balkam

First we had revengeful dad Tommy Jordan, who in response to his teen daughter's offensive video posting on Facebook, created a video of his own to "t...

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...

Laptop Shooting Dad Breaks His Silence

Posted 03.07.2012 | Parents

One month after Tommy Jordan's controversial clip was posted on YouTube, the father who shot his daughter's laptop appeared on NBC's "TODAY" to discus...

Bringing Hope Back

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 04.30.2012 | College
Caroline Giegerich

With Sara's special brand of enthusiasm and perseverance, she reminded me of how inspired some in this world really are. Young people are bringing hope back into business.

Laptop-shooting Dad's Rant Draws Raves, Reprimands

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 04.18.2012 | Parents

Parents around the country are praising and chastising a North Carolina dad who answered his teenage daughter's Facebook complaints by blowing away he...

Why Are There So Many Passive Parents?

Jen M.L. | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Jen M.L.

Seriously, what is the deal with asking our children to behave? "Maybe you should get down?" What the hell is wrong with you lady? She's four.

Dad Shoots Daughter's Laptop, Misses an Opportunity

Stephen Balkam | Posted 04.15.2012 | Parents
Stephen Balkam

Mr. Jordan acted on his impulse and turned a teaching moment -- one that should have been behind closed doors and face-to-face with his daughter -- into a premeditated exhibition of force, petulance and destruction of property.

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...

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?