Rearing: The Importance Of Physical Discipline In Children

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In many parts of the country, spanking a child is illegal. Children learn through parental display. In this way, physical discipline gives them the feeling that hitting is an acceptable approach to express their emotions and tackle issues. “If children do not observe a parent solving problems in a creative and humane way, it can be difficult for them to learn to do this themselves, thus perpetuating the cycle of anger and aggression (Mindful Journeys).” A child that is physically punished gets distracted with thoughts of discontent and retaliation. They are also denied the chance to learn better ways to handle current situations in addition to future circumstances.
Physical discipline gives the dangerous and unreasonable message that it is alright to hurt another person if they are powerless or littler than you are. The child then believes that it is appropriate to abuse smaller children. As the child begins to grow into an adult, he/she will feel little sympathy for those less privileged than they’re, and be intimidated by
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“Authoritative child rearing is a rational, democratic approach that recognizes and respects the rights of both children and parents. In childhood, children are usually lively and have a happy mood (The Right to Be Loved).” The children are happy and love to be given choices, but does this mean their parents are following an authoritative style? Many parents are demanding, but the children have a low self-esteem and seem frightened of their parents. This type of reaction to a parent might mean their parent is an authoritarian style parent. “Authoritative parents make reasonable demands for maturity, and they enforce them by setting limits and insisting on obedience. At the same time, they express warmth and affection, listen patiently to their child 's point of view, and encourage participation in family decision making (The Right to Be

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