When Parenting Becomes Abuse

Being a parent is one of the toughest jobs, and one of the only jobs that doesn't come with training. How do you know when your actions toward your child cross the line and become abusive? The ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline offers parents these tips for learning the boundaries of abuse:


Leaving a Child in a Car 

Leaving a Child Home Alone

Spanking

Time-Outs

Sending a Child to His/Her Room without Dinner

Yelling

For more information, please visit: ChildHelp, or call The ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline at: (800) 4-A-CHILD, (800) 422-4453