I love you for being a strong parent, I wish more people were like you. Start from the Beginning. My mom was horrible at follow through until she realized she had 2 kids that needed opposite punishments. We were threatened that she would give all of our toys away, we laughed at her and made faces. He was very fortunate to get into one of them with a full scholarship. So my dad got a screwdriver and took the door away.
Everyday i use to get hard spanking from my dad and mom. It is absolutely possible to teach your children the lessons they need to learn without humiliating them, destroying things that are important to them, or physically injuring them. Prickly Mom July 11, That is not a job I would normally have been trusted with at such a young age. Yes he spelled it out. My mom had always followed through, but to this day, that is the one I remember, and regret, the most.
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These parents seem to think never spanking entitles them to bragging rights. We learned that when our behavior was inappropriate or disrespectful there will always be consequences. All too often, never spanking becomes a game. Thanks for keeping this website, I will be visiting it. I once thought I had a brilliant punishment for my kids that would have fit well on this list; turns out it was ME who learned the biggest lesson of all:
Not only that, but a public spanker, an angry public spanker. Hold your ground Moms! He never gave me lip about putting his toys away again and I never had to help him do it again. Actually, I was spanked. Not my parents, but one time one of my uncles was babysitting my brother and I and I started misbehaving. At 15 to have that privacy taken away I was devastated, it took two weeks to get my door back, and I never slammed it again.