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Old 07-30-2007, 04:28 PM   #13
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Default Re: Gangbangers and Gluesticks

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A child must learn quickly there are consequences to disobedience. A sting on the hand reaching for a knife is one of those consequences quickly learned. I made a little switch out of a glue stick cut long ways into quarters. One glue stick can yield 4, foot long switches when cut properly with a razor or box cutter. The little sticks are flexible, don't leave any marks, and provide just the right amount of sting to get a reaction from the child.
from E. Pantley:
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One parent complained that her 2-year-old remained disobedient despite "the constant stream of welts on her bottom from the glue stick."
Technically, Ezzo moms suggest glue sticks, and Pearl moms suggest plumbing pipes. :/



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