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Parenting tips: Discipline or punishment? An expert weighs in

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Discipline versus punishment. It's a question every parent faces.
 
Jill Huynh of Beech Acres Parenting Center in Anderson Township talks to Tracey Johnson on Wednesday's The Xtra about this issue.
 
Punishment:
  • Is adult-oriented.
  • Requires judgment.
  • Arouses anger and resentment.
  • Invites more conflict.
  • Discourages children from acknowledging their own actions.
Discipline:
  • Shows children what they've done wrong.
  • Gives them ownership of the problem.
  • Helps them find ways to solve the problem.
  • Leaves their dignity intact.
  • Consequences that should follow the RVSP rule: Make sure they're reasonable, simple, valuable and practical.
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