When Children of Abuse Become Parents

Growing up, Nick Schiavone feared his father. Now a single father of two himself, he tries hard to be affectionate and demonstrative with his own children, he said. But when Nicholas, his 5-year-old son, acts up, Schiavone's temper can get the best of him. "I will slap the crap out of you!" Schiavone yelled, with cameras rolling, after the boy threw a rubber toy at his face. It's hard enough for any parent to know what to do when a child acts out. For caregivers who themselves were...Full Story
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