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    Default Smacking your child

    I don't and will never under any circumstance hit my child

    I'll have to find it but I read somewhere once that hitting/tapping/smacking the hand of a baby/toddler is one of the worst things you can do, touch is their way of exploring and by hitting their hand you send a negative message that can change their natural curiosity which can in turn alter/hinder their development , in dangerous situations that a few pp mentioned I think it's better to separate the child from the object or supervise his exploration instead of physical punishment,
    you want them to learn but not by fear

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    Default Smacking your child

    Quote Originally Posted by Stiflers Mom View Post
    Post #30.
    I must say the hot box reference was not as juicy as I had thought it was going to be

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chew the Mintie View Post
    I must say the hot box reference was not as juicy as I had thought it was going to be
    Mmmmmmmmmmm
    Juicy box :P

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    Default Re: Smacking your child

    Quote Originally Posted by Lumpy Melon View Post
    Mmmmmmmmmmm
    Juicy box :P
    Now another vision popped in my head totally unrelated to this topic

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    I have and felt bad afterwards. I was smacked occasionally when 'naughty' and now and then my mum tells me to smack ds when he is too. I find getting down to his level and talking about what he did wrong and why etc more effective.

    Its odd that a have two different nieces, one was smacked and never hit/bit anyone in anger and the other was never smacked but she used to bite/lash out at other toddlers/adults in anger/frustration.

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    Yes I do. Not my first tool but it's certainly 'A' tool which tends to taper off as they get older.

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    Inflicting pain on my children to teach them boundaries and achieve a desired result...... NO!!! I hate smacking. We don't use that sort of punishment on slaves, wives, adults and even in regards to the consequences of breaking the law anymore.....so why is it ok to do it to a tiny defensless child. Much more effective ways of guiding our children through life in my opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElastiGirl View Post
    Does that then become a lunch box?
    Breakfast, lunch, dinner, whatever. Depends on the time of days she visits I guess.
    Last edited by zombiekitty; 06-12-2012 at 09:39.

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    I find the naughty corner is working well for us at the moment. I just have to warn her and most of the time she will behave now

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    Default Re: Smacking your child

    Quote Originally Posted by Deserama View Post
    Yes I do. Not my first tool but it's certainly 'A' tool which tends to taper off as they get older.
    same sames


 

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