Some articles on punitive discipline, discipline:
... punishments may be of limited value in consistently influencing rule-related behavior, non-punitive discipline techniques have been found to have greater impact on children ... Non-punitive discipline (also known as empathic discipline and positive discipline) is an approach to child-rearing that does not use any form of punishment ... Laura Markham, the most effective discipline strategy is to make sure your child wants to please you ...
Famous quotes containing the words discipline and/or punitive:
“Those who spare the rod hate their children, but those who love them are diligent to discipline them.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 13:24.
“America is a nation fundamentally ambivalent about its children, often afraid of its children, and frequently punitive toward its children.”
—Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)