Local mom leaves kids on side of road
Fri Apr 24 2009
It's a familiar scenario: The kids are fighting like wild animals in the back seat while you try to remain on the roadway and retain your sanity. Finally, you lose it, screaming back at them, "If you two don't stop fighting, I'm going to kick you out of the car!" The problem is, the kids know you're bluffing. You wouldn't dare leave them on the side of the road, right? Well, one Scarsdale mom tested the theory by actually going through with her threat, dumping her two daughters, ages 10 and 12, off on the highway in the hope they might learn a lesson. Of course, everyone is up in arms about it and she's headed to court. But we can't help but wonder: Is it completely awful that she stuck to her word? Who knows. I can tell you this much: If my doormat of a mom had kicked my butt out of the car when I wouldn't shut my trap, I would have thought twice about crossing her in the future. Weigh in: Would you take to such extreme tactics to teach your tots a lesson?