He also soon became your boss.
Because he's normally home when the kids get home from school, your kids have gone to his house, until you got off work. Because he's used to dealing with boys, and because you and he share a lot of ideas on discipline, he's dealt with your boys the same way he does with his, hand -ling them as needed. When you remarried a couple of years ago, and gained three new sons, younger than your original and nephews, nothing really changed.
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Last night after work, you picked the boys up from Jack's house. From him, you found out that Clayton, Parker, Jack's son who's also 13, and three of their friends all got whipped together. They'd lied each other up about where they were going to be, then were out riding past curfew and unsafely.
Of course, Jack had no way of knowing that Clayton had recently been spanked for almost the exact same things, so he'd given Clayton the same thing the other boys received.
Is that good enough, or are you going to reinforce the lesson?