Previous Article why water is better than mascara Read More. If a child does not know what to do and the expectations are not clear then discipline should not ever occur. April 21, by Mark. Please follow and like us: It would not be loving to allow your child to think that even though he is greatly loved he is allowed to act according to his own will. My brothers were spanked. Anyway DH is the type of dad who will not punish them for anything i guess because they are is "little girls" so i am the authoritative parent only to 8yr old.
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I have to wear shorts all year and I get teased by freinds in school when they see the marks on my bare legs because I am the only child still spanked — most parents are not strict today. I have recently married a man who I love dearly. I came across your blog while searching for an article about spanking. My brothers were spanked. Spanking is only done in our home when our children have clearly understood a rule and command then willfully break it — particularly between the ages of 2 to 6 when they are learning submission to authority.
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I have to wear shorts all year and I get teased by freinds in school when they see the marks on my bare legs because I am the only child still spanked — most parents are not strict today. I very seldom really acted out If you decide to not spank the child, have a discussion with the child about the misbehavior and then announce what the consequence will be. These often tend to leave marks and would most likely result in an investigation. See the full list above. What blessed difference this will make in their lives!! Mom gave you a clear command and instead of obeying you chose to think of yourself.
When I receive a nod, or a sinking into my body, a softened face or when there is any sign of the will being broken, at any point I can tell repentance and genuine sorrow has occurred…I hold them close and let them know again how much I love them. If their bad attitude continues and becomes disrespectful, we will spank for that, for as long as it was made clear to them that behavior like that is not allowed. When to Go to Bed Angry. While listening to his mother read The Tortoise and the Hare , for example, one boy began touching the pages, garnering a slap. Your family may have less chaos, more peace and more joy. Connect with me on LinkedIn.