Kids Scratching

@sunshine4 (8710)
United States
March 20, 2007 10:33am CST
I babysit a little girl who always scratches the other kids in the face. What do you think her punishment should be. I have put her in time out and it doesnt phase her. Any suggestions?
2 responses
@ashjoe76 (1459)
• India
25 Mar 07
It is a difficult situation, I must confess. If I were you, I would try to inform the parents about this odd behavious and warn them that this can be dangerous and must be rectified with some expert help. You cannot allow the girl to hurt other children, but it is also not right to punish the girl in a rude manner. So, the best you must do is to sort out the problem of this girl.
• United States
21 Jan 08
I'd scratch her back. But being how that wouldn't teach her anything, spank her. Obviously time outs aren't working as IMO they don't work at all. If she keeps doing it, get rid of her. Tell the parents to find another babysitter.