Punishment Essay | Punishment Vs. Discipline

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Punishment Vs. Discipline

Summary: Punishment and discipline differ in a couple of ways. First of all punishment is something parents impose on children rather than discipline which is something that is usually known by the child. A disciplined child will not do something bad because they know it is wrong because their parents have set a good example. Punishment allows the discharge of parental anger, while discipline takes more thought to carry out and in turn can be much more effective.
Punishment Versus Discipline

When it comes to raising children there are two different ways to deal with problems. You can punish your child when they do something wrong, and this can involve verbal or physical punishment. Discipline is something that parents can instill in their children by letting them know they are disappointed or removing themselves away from the child. Discipline often has a more lasting effect on a child because they know if they do something wrong that their parents will be disappointed, which is much harder than physical pain to deal with. We must remember that hurt feelings can be much more long lasting than physical pain.

Now that I have read the article on punishment versus discipline my opinion has changed on the subject. I always believed that physical punishment was the worst way to deal with a child's problematic behavior due to the fact that it...

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