Cannot believe I am writing my second article for the day, but here we go...
I received many spankings as a child, well I was one naughty shit, but here is the thing, I thank my parents for each one. Remember the thing where they said that this is going to hurt them (parents) more than you (child)? It is actually true.
First time I did something wrong my parents explained to me why it is wrong. The second time I got the same thing wrong I was sent to my room, my parents would then calm down if they were angry and discuss my punishment.
Once they deemed an appropriate disciplinary action, they would come to my room, explain my punishment and why I was punished. I received my punishment, whether it was a spanking or another form of discipline. I cried my eyes out, left my room and all was better in the family.
See, my parents never hit me out of anger, but always out of love.That is what it come down to for me, discipline isn't about getting even or violence, it is about love.
Now I am sure that there are people who will disagree with me and my parents, know what I want to say to them? If you don't discipline your child you don't love them.
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