If we spank them, we are in effect teaching them to return a hurt for a hurt. He politely got up, looked around and said Mommy, I'll be good. And you have to spank even harder, because children get used to it. It is scary to think that even a good goal discipline can be used in harmful ways. Child abuse leaves marks and put a child at risk for broken bones, etc. However some 6 months olds are not cordinated enough for this at all. When a child learns to discipline themselves from the very early years of life, life goes much better for them.
This article appears to suggest that the bible is the place from which to take parenting advice. If you start having kids of your own you will understand perfectly the dilemma parents of older infants face. As a rule, the act of disciplining a child for defiance, rebellion, or disrespect should be done in private. All three grown children are respectable, loving, Christian adults, who have great jobs. However, it shouldn't be so flexible that it becomes a whip.
However, strong-willed children such as Laura may require some time to compose and gather their thoughts before the process of repentance is complete. November 9, Reply. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God's minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil " Romans Spanking is not an everyday solution to small problems, it's a serious physical punishment that should only be saved for when the kid really messes up. He's pretty small and cries really easy but his Grandma says he's smart so I think he might learn his lesson.
I was spanked twice in my life, it was scary and confusing and didn't teach me anything but the rememberence of being hurt. There's only one sure-fire cure for a store tantrum - leave. Honey a swift smack to the rear never hurts. Helpful 1 Nice Funny Encouraging 1 Hugs. You need to consider other modes of discipline if you find your child is misbehaving more. People need to read their children better. Do a little research, the rod is a guiding tool, a comforter etc.