Tough Love vs. Smacking – A Conundrum

The Government thinks it improper to smack children, so I have tried other methods to control my kids when they have one of "those moments."

One that I found effective is for me to just take the child for a car ride and talk. They usually calm down and they stop misbehaving after our car ride together. I've included a photo below of one of my sessions with my son, in case you would like to use the technique.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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