The debate about whether to apply the rod or spoil the child in disciplining children

Being mentally affected does not necessarily imply that the child would be made mentally handicapped or insane, but that they may have a fear of failure induced by their childhood - this will affect them in nearly all aspects of their life and some may not be able to handle, and some especially if they are teenagers may even resort to self-harm.

They are capable of picking themselves up when they fail and feel that this makes the victory greater, the same as adults. Perhaps some of the reasons parents spank are: Be certain to regularly communicate with your child. Elsewhere and more specifically in the western world in countries like Sweden, corporal punishment was outlawed in Even though parents may adhere to strict parenting for the welfare of the child, the child should not be suffocated with excessive strictness and should be allowed enough space to grow on their own.

It reinforces rebellion, resistance, revenge and resentment. Think long and hard — if you were to pull spanking out of your past replacing it with some other discipline would you be a lesser person than you are today? Whether you are a parent, teacher or administrator; be resourceful and ask for help.

Child discipline

Renae supports this assertion since he is of the view that no children are beaten by a rod in the Bible. My child left me no alternative. Why, with much research available, does this debate persist? Play is an attitude. No because a child needs to be a kid and treated like one.

Baumrind argues that "The cultural context critically determines the meaning and therefore the consequences of physical discipline. Thereafter there was Amendment No. Even if, a child were to verbally threaten the action of assault, they could be immediately apprehended by authority and they could be tried as an adult in many jurisdictions.

Have you chosen to use corporal punishment in the raising of your children? Research has shown that teens act aggressively towards authority. It occurs times in the Old Testament, and depending on the context can mean numerous things: Healthy Communication and Discipline For many children, when they are acting out, they are poorly communicating or feeling unheard.

Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child: The Debate on Corporal Punishment

It is important for children to have this experience so parents should make sure they do, even if it means making a child persevere with something against their will. This ends up sending the wrong message too and can end up being emotionally scarring for children. I want to end by echoing the mantra of pro-spankers — spared the rod, spoil the child.

Sometimes it is protection from a bully. During some discussion, the former Minister of Education David Coltart pointed out that violence against children affected them physically and psychologically. Why not, if it is good for chastising a child, then why not employee it in all aspects of society?

Debate: Corporal punishment of children

Therefore, I will focus on a few of the arguments for and against corporal punishment, and why they are relevant. In Proverbs, there seems to be use of the rod However, it is true that children are in turn responsible towards their parents and should be grateful to their parents for all they have done for the sake of the child, it does not mean that the children would feel bound to abide by their parents rigid rules at all times.

This Proverb and the later version of it by Samuel Butler has been the base upon which we have justified the physical punishment of children typically spanking. Too many children, it seems to me, are very much lacking in discipline. They will begin to break the rules, and feel powerful doing it.

You can work hard at games -ask any dedicated World of Warcraft player - and similarly, child can be practicing really hard at what they do but still be thinking of it as play.

There seems to be divergent views when it comes to the interpretation of these words by different scholars. But I know longer think that is the correct way to view this verse, nor does it jive with the whole of scripture see below. Again, placing a child into timeout ensures that the parent can retool and prepare to positively reengage.“Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child: The Debate On Corporal Punishment” Introduction Many people have witnessed a misbehaved child in a public area and thought to themselves, “That child needs some discipline.” However, the type of discipline and the severity of its implementation is something that has been debated for many decades because it is.

Child discipline is the methods used to prevent future behavioral problems in children. The word discipline is defined as imparting knowledge and skill, in other words, to teach. [1] In its most general sense, discipline refers to systematic instruction given to a disciple. Jun 19,  · Many religious parents use the line, "spare the rod, spoil the child" to defend corporal punishment.

That rationale was put in the spotlight when televangelist Creflo Dollar was arrested for allegedly assaulting his daughter. Host Michel Martin asks three prominent faith leaders — and dads — whether the saying still rings true in churches.

Apply the Rod or Spoil the Child It is the natural scheme of life. Human beings produce children and thus are classified as parents. Human beings produce children and thus are classified as parents.

Parents should spoil the rod but spare the child. My parents never disciplined me, but I was a good kid who became an even better adult. I got into a top 10 private school, graduated, and am now making 70k a. Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child? Strict Parenting Works Best. Tenacious practice, practice, practice is crucial for excellence; rote repetition is underrated in America.

Once a child starts to excel at something—whether it's math, piano, pitching or ballet—he or she gets praise, admiration and satisfaction. Spoil the Child? Strict.

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