Bryan says after his son started acting out in school and was suspended from riding the bus for shoving and punching other children, he decided to try a new discipline tactic: he made the 11-year-old run one mile to school in the rain.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines?
“Being the athlete he is and knowing he can run, letting him run to school would, literally, cool him off,” Bryan says. “I got my phone out, went to Facebook live and then from there, it just went viral.”
He says he received mixed reaction from some of the millions of strangers who viewed his video – but he says his son’s behavior has improved, and they’ve seen a “huge change in the bullying.”WATCH: ‘I Did Not Try To Humiliate My Daughter In That Video,’ Says Dad Who Made 10-Year-Old Walk To School In 36 Degree Weather
Does Bryan stand by his decision to record his son and post it to social media? Hear his story in the video above. And on Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, Dr. Phil delves into the controversial issue of “parental humiliation,” speaking with other parents who also filmed their child’s punishments and posted to social media, and experts weigh in. Check here
to see where you can watch. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Know someone with outrageous behavior?
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