Focus on the Family say that compassion goes a long way when it comes to handling online incidents and tricky topics with our kids.
Children are more likely to learn from their errors and poor decisions when they feel safe from anger and punishment, even when they get things wrong.
Depending on which research you read, about 70-80% of Aussie parents admit to smacking their kids. Some do so quite proudly. Are those who champion smacking onto something or is it doing more harm than good?
When something requires willpower, many children give up, get distracted, or refuse to do as they’re asked. New research suggests a fun way to help us get stuff done with our kids called the “Batman Effect”.