Effective child discipline


Finding the right way to discipline your child can be a highly controversial topic, depending on who you talk to about it. 

We've put together some stories for the best advice on tantrums, anger management, spanking and loads more. 

Preschool 2-5 years

10 top discipline tips

Parenting expert Sister Lilian shares her golden guidelines for dealing with problem behaviour.

Is the 'No Spanking' generation doomed?

Are the kids of today less respectful because they are not disciplined through spanking?

When strangers discipline YOUR child

How do you feel about other people trying to discipline your child?

Primary school 6-12 years

5 practical steps towards discipline

You can’t discipline a child until you know your own values, says this parenting expert.

Should schools still use detention?

Detention may not be the best form of discipline, suggests Nawaal Dreyer.

Why is humiliation a punishment?

Was it appropriate for this principal to strip a pupil to her panties as punishment?

Teens 13+ 

Teaching age-appropriate choices and consequences

Different discipline and instruction for different age-groups.

Discipline drinking teens

Mom's partners, discipline alters teens' drinking.

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