10 Reasons Not to Hit Your Child

23 Feb

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1. HITTING MODELS HITTING There is a classic story about the mother who believed in spanking as a necessary part of discipline until one day she observed her three- year-old daughter hitting her on…

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

As a teacher this seems obvious.  However, parents seem to forget that hitting is not the appropriate reaction to a child’s misdemeanours.  I particularly thought this was important, "Spanking guidelines usually give the warning to never spank in anger. If this guideline were to be faithfully observed 99 percent of spanking wouldn’t occur, because once the parent has calmed down he or she can come up with a more appropriate method of correction."  

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