Disciplining your children is probably one of the most controversial topics in our society today. Every culture has a different norm or standard for what’s okay or not. Not only that, but the times have changed from when we were kids so that everyone is pretty much tip toeing around the issue.
This post is not meant to be THE ANSWER to all your questions, but rather a starting place or a place of resource as you determine what your disciplining style will be for your family.
Rather than doing the whole hot sauce and cold shower thing, what about this method for disciplining?
Here’s a solution for a perpetually messy bedroom: Explain to your child, “I cannot bear to look at this room anymore — it’s too messy! I’m going to turn off the circuit breaker so I can’t see it. When it’s clean enough for me to tolerate, let me know and I’ll turn your power back on.”
Haha, okay that’s pretty funny and I guess that would only work during the day time. Nevertheless, the need to discipline is a real issue and here are some reasons why we should discipline our children: