This makes me want to cry.
Children having children. Cruelty to Innocents. In our own backyard. I was mere miles from there when it was happening.
A nearly-two-year-old is a remarkably intelligent creature despite his inability to communicate fully. Kids take in a lot more than most people give them credit for. It breaks my heart that people treat their kids with such merciless distain. Why is it fun to throw someone off balance, take away their boundaries, make them feel small, cause them distress? Even in non-criminal ways.
Today I hold my own wee ones a little closer and speak to them a little more gently.