People get into heated debates about how to punish children. Should you spank or use Time Out? Should you take away privileges for a few days or should you should you ground them for weeks on end? How, or if, you punish your child is an extremely personal decision, but one that is necessary. No parent wants to be seen as the bad guy, but it is important to have a method to deal with your child’s behavior when he gets out of line.
But before you get to the point when need to apply punishment, you should ask these 5 questions to make sure that you address the situation in a loving manner.