Correcting or punishing a child for crying or throwing a tantrum doesn't make her feel safe or heard, so she just continues crying or throwing a tantrum.
Parents must remember that punishment, particularly corporal punishment, is distinct from discipline. Disciplining children is almost always preferable to simply punishing children as children are still learning and growing and deserve to be taugh...
An analysis of research on physical punishment of children over the past 20 years indicates that such punishment is potentially harmful to their long-term development.
According to a study published online in the journal Child Development yelling — defined as shouting, cursing or insult-hurling — may be “just as detrimental” as physical punishment to the long-term well-being of adolescents.
No single method of positive-disciplining (or disciplining without the use of the carrot or the stick) works every time. Different situations warrant different approaches. Sometimes we have had a bad day and that gets reflected in our interaction ...
Discipline is to teach and guide the children whereas punishment is used for the purposes of controlling and retribution. Here are 8 ways in which discipline and punishment are not the same.
Discipline is one of the defining elements of parenting. Used sparingly or liberally, understanding how to discipline your child is fundamental to the parent-child dynamic.
Children learn what they live. The most effective way to teach kids is to treat them the way we want them to treat others: with compassion and understanding. When we spank, punish, or yell, kids learn to act aggressively.