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gonk October 19th, 2013 9:21pm

When it comes to parenting and misbehavior, is it better to punish the child directly for the misbehavior or to tune in to the child's emotions and empathize and explain why the misbehavior is inappropriate?

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ljgreen New Orleans
10/19/13 5:23 pm

Empathize first if that doesn't work then punish

mcable Lost in Translation
10/19/13 2:30 pm

Punishing is a last resort after several attempts at empathy and correction.