What is the best method for training a child? For my mom it was spanking...I lived
I have to agree that spanking is effective and the bible says we should spank the child and don't spare the rod while doing it. Now, let say for the record, I'm no child abuser nor do I condone that type of thing. Spanking works only for a little while a tap on the hand when a toddler to let him/her know that the fire is hot and do not touch it. But, when they get older such as 7 or 8 and want to act out in the department store - then other measures must be taken - like a spanking on the bottom - while in the bathroom. But when they get older 12 -15 years old other means of effective punishment is necessary - something that they can't live without - cell phone? - have it taken away or suspended for about two weeks and the negative behavior will stop. I too got only two disciplines one from my Daddy and the other from my Mother. I only needed these "TWO" and no more was required after that - and I didn't act up either any more. Thanks for the memory - I too lived to write about it. LOL
1, 2, 3, MAGIC! just google it. It's easy, it works, and it makes everybody happier. Happy parenting!
No spanking! I use words and patience. If my child gets in danger I remove her from the situation and explain the consequences. There are many books and hubs here on HP on the subject. Listening to your child's needs and trying to understand why they are acting the way they are are a key to success.
i was raised spankings and time outs, if we act up in a store mom would warn us and if we were having tantrums she would leave the cart and take us home with a butt warmming.. ppl now adays are like *you bet your kids, thats not healthy or right. no whats not right ppl is when you allow your child to do what she or he wants acts like a fool in public, you need to be handling your kid. stickign with spanking and times outs thanks .
by Amber Killinger 6 years ago
What is the best form of non-violent discipline that works on your children?I don't agree with spanking, even though I grew up in an era where as children, we were spanked. So I would like to know what methods of discipline have worked for other people out there; methods which do NOT include...
by Kim Kennedy 2 years ago
What would you do if you saw someone smack a child?Out shopping, I challenged a grandmother who smacked her toddler grandchild alongside me, because he was whingeing. We ended up having a row in the street, which I've never done with anyone before. How would you have acted?
by JP Carlos 7 years ago
There are many disciplining styles and tactics that are available to parents. But what is the line that separates acceptable and detestable?
by romper20 7 years ago
I don't have pre teen children, but I say spank away.
by Kristen Burns-Darling 5 years ago
Should a father spank his teenage child for making her step-mother mad?I know a 13 year old girl who's father spanked her with a belt for making her step-mother angry, and then told her that every time that the step-mother informed him that the girl had made her mad, he was going to do...
by capricornrising 2 years ago
How did your parents discipline you as a child?
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