Do you support punishing children?

Jump to Last Post 1-10 of 10 discussions (10 posts)
  1. LensMan999 profile image52
    LensMan999posted 5 years ago

    Do you support punishing children?

    Why or why not?

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/8142006_f260.jpg

  2. Haseena Firdousia profile image75
    Haseena Firdousiaposted 5 years ago

    The word "punish" means subjecting a penalty for an offense, and usually includes inflicting some kind of hurt. In parenting, such punishment is often practiced by spanking children. The relative benefit and, or, harm of such punishment is open to question, and certainly involves consideration of the unique culture of each family as well as the community in which they are a part. However, the continuing tragic outbursts of violence by children have served to alert us about our responsibilities as parents, and as members of our communities. As such, we would do well as parents to carefully practice less violent ways of discipline that encourage the healthy development of our children.

  3. Max Makhija1 profile image59
    Max Makhija1posted 5 years ago

    Yes, but not by physical methods, but by coaxing, setting a good example. The consequence other wise are too many.

  4. lburmaster profile image81
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    No, I don't. I remember being punished as a child and by taking family dynamics classes, I've discovered more ways of teaching children effectively. Why do them physical and mental harm when punishing them? By being level headed, holding your ground, and communicating with a child you can encourage them to follow the rules and make them better individuals.

  5. Get Thin for Good profile image68
    Get Thin for Goodposted 5 years ago

    Yes, but I would call it more "disciplining" children. If it is done in love, it is good for them. They actually need it because it gives them boundaries and makes them feel safe.

    I believe in it because I am a Christian and God also disciplines those He loves. He sets the example and I follow it.

    I have also seen the horrible effects of not disciplining children - and it's downright cruel not to.

  6. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    If by punishing children, you mean that there are consequences for misbehavior, then yes. I do not however, support physical punishment. We raised a couple of great kids without having to resort to causing them physical pain to get them to behave.

  7. myefforts profile image82
    myeffortsposted 5 years ago

    I am a father to two, an 8 and 5 year old daughters. I don't think physical punishment does any good. but they should be made aware of the consequences for doing something wrong. Certain benefits could be offered to them for doing things right which would not be available if done the wrong way. I have noticed that this works better.

  8. profile image49
    ambr333posted 5 years ago

    No, I believe in natural consequences. example, if you throw a fit when we leave the park it will take too much time and we will no longer have time to get ice cream.  If you throw your food on the floor dinner time is over for you. If you hit me I will no longer play with you because I don't like to be hit. Similar to punishment but I think it translates better into adulthood. People are not going to punish you in some weird way as making you stand in a corner when you are an adult, but if you are a jerk they will not want to be around you. If you dilly dally at one place you will not have time to do the other things you want to do that day etc.

  9. C.V.Rajan profile image60
    C.V.Rajanposted 5 years ago

    Yes. If you don't, you may have to punish yourself in future for the type of offspring that you have left for the future!

  10. profile image0
    krushnach80posted 5 years ago

    no,punishment giving is like a double edge sword sometimes it works or fails,but it is better not to resort to brutal method rather they should be taught about ,the right thing

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)