There's no definitive guide book to parenthood. Working out the best ways to love and educate your children is part of the joy and challenge of raising the next generation.
But there can be few better examples of how not to raise children than these.
From the parents who have stuck their child to the wall with duct tape, to the man who allowed his young daughter to dress as a topless mermaid - and even helped her carry the costume - these parents are far from setting a good example.
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