Physical punishment shows that it’s all right to vent your anger or right a wrong by hitting other people. This is why the parent’s attitude during the spanking leaves as great an impression as the swat itself.
Research claims that yelling at kids is as harmful as hitting or spanking has many parents worried. Learn about the long-term effects of yelling for your family.
When parents do not respond to a child’s needs or ignore her feelings, the child learns her needs will not be met and that she must take care of herself. She will often have difficulty building relationships with others and may behave aggressively.
When parents curse at their children, the obscene verbal attack can be emotionally devastating, according to LoveOurChildrenUSA.org. Children are emotionally vulnerable and depend on their parents' reactions to form healthy self-esteem...
Every child is different. In the present age, where competition has spread its tentacles in every walk of life, it is crucial to teach our children to be grounded. And comparing them at each step will just not help.
It's a well-accepted tenet of parenting that bribes are a bad idea, used only by desperate parents. But why do "experts" always give this advice? Because children shouldn't be "rewarded" for behavior they should do anyway.
There are a lot of differing views about how much parental pressure children need to perform at their best. Some people argue that children aren’t getting enough pressure from parents.
For years, parents have been encouraged to pile on the praise in an effort to nurture a child's sense of worth. But a steady diet of praise can set your child up for failure in later life...