Make the consequence fit If you can make the consequence fit the misbehaviour, it gets your child to think about the issue and can feel fairer to your child too. Email Address Sign Up There was an error. When parents use physical punishment, children are more likely to have challenging behaviour, anxiety or depression.
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And the consequences would be hard to swallow. It is not about punishing a child for doing something wrong but about setting clear parameters and consequences for breaking rules so that she learns how to discipline herself. A child who punches a hold in a wall during a fit of anger could incur the logical consequence of having to pay to repair it or repair it himself.