Was I wrong for beating my 3 year old for throwing a tantrum?

I tried to take away his bag of chips so he would have room for lunch but he started to refuse and threw a tantrum. I then got extremely pissed off and beat him with a slipper. He cried louder but eventually stop crying. I live with my mom and she yelled at me for what I did even though I didn't think what I... show more I tried to take away his bag of chips so he would have room for lunch but he started to refuse and threw a tantrum. I then got extremely pissed off and beat him with a slipper. He cried louder but eventually stop crying. I live with my mom and she yelled at me for what I did even though I didn't think what I did was wrong.
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