Effects of Positive Punishments
Ways to Punish Your Child That will Have a Positive Effect
Negative Effects on Harsh Punishments
Whippings: It is believed that whippings may lead to an increase in child aggression.
(Darcia Narvaez Ph.D.)
Physical abuse: This method often times lead to resentment issues or early aggression in the adult life. Portraying what they once saw and inflecting it on to someone else.
Detainment: Some parents find that locking away the child(ren) can result in them thinking about why they did what they did. This could cause for the child to feel neglected and unwanted.
Ignoring: This shows the child that a sense of care is not around.
A More Positive Way to Punish Children
Besides the use of a belt, the hand or any other objects, what are some more positive way in which a parent can punish a child? Lets look at this list of positive punishments.
- Time out
- Taking of electronics
- Earlier curfew(for older adolescents)
- Rewards for good behavior
Exploring Your Option Further
If you are a parent who has tried many different methods and nothing seems to be working there are more options. There are different programs for parents and their child to get an experience for the parent and the child. These class or programs are for parents with children who may have trouble positively disciplining their children.
- Online classes(Life matters)
- In-Class sessions between child and parent