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Is Kate Gosselin an abusive parent? According to RadarOnline, Kate Gosselin admitted she hit her children. She spanked them with a wooden spoon and also admitted that she pulled her child by his hair after he misbehaved.

The above picture shows how the children suffered at the hands of their mother. In response to photographs, the reality show mom said, “Whether the paparazzi are there or not, I am a mother first. I love my children and when they misbehave, I discipline them as I deem appropriate for the situation.”

Kate allegedly wrote in journal about her son Collin. She was in a rage when Collin threw a tantrum and said, “I really, really lost it! I pulled Collin up by the hair, and I spanked them so hard! I sent him to his crib and whipped him into it very hard. I never felt that I may really seriously injure a child, but today was that day.”

Reporter Robert Hoffman said, “I don’t judge somebody for spanking, but what Kate wrote in her journal is just absolute violence.”

If the journalist’s claims are true, then severe physical discipline was imposed for minor transgressions, such as hitting her children using a wooden spoon, yanking them around by their hair for climbing out of a crib, or not adjusting to potty training quickly enough.

Kate wrote in her diary about her ex-husband Jon Gosselin telling that he “felt like I may hurt his children,” and that she doesn’t want to see her kids whenever she is in a rage because she then knew “that they are safe.”