A DMK Production
Warren is your fourteen year old son. Warren is still subject to spanking but you have also been using restrictive punishments with him with good success.
Warren is currently grounded due to some repeated issues wit curfew. Today is Saturday and Warren insists he needs to go to his classmate's and friend's house to work on a school project. You are hesitant and suggest the friend come to Warren but the argument is that all of the supplies are at the friend's house and are hard to transport. You know this to be true and you do know that the project is close to being due and so you allow the visit for the purpose of working on the project only. You tell Warren as you drop him off that, when you come back to pick him up, you want to see considerable proof that lots of work got done. Warren agrees.
Later you need to do some shopping and so you go to the mall. You notice something at one of the food court restaurants:
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Neither Warren nor his friend know you have seen them. You decide to wait until you have Warren alone to confront the issue as you don't want to embarrass him.
You go to pick Warren up later in the afternoon and he and his friend show you the project and it does appear that much was accomplished. When you get Warren to the car you confront the issue, "You are grounded so why did I see you at the mall today?"
"Danny's mom said we could go and get some lunch."
"Did they not have anything for lunch at Danny's house?"
"Yeah, but we wanted burgers and she didn't want to make them so she dropped us at the mall."
"Did you tell her you were grounded?"
"No, why should I? Did you want me to starve to death or something?"
Is Warren in more trouble?