Physical punishment, sometimes called corporal punishment, is anything done to cause pain or discomfort in response to your child's behaviors. Examples of physical punishment include: spanking (one of the most common methods of physical punishment)slapping, pinching, or pullinghitting with an object, such as a paddle, belt, hairbrush, whip, or stickmaking someone eat soap, hot sauce, … Continue reading The Psychological Effect of Physical Discipline
How to Boost Confidence in Children
Children who lack confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others. This could lead to problems in functioning later in life. For this reason it is important to instil a healthy confidence in our children. Here are 7 effective ways to do this: 1. Allow your … Continue reading How to Boost Confidence in Children
How to Self-Parent as an Adult
The absence of love and security in childhood can lead to difficulties in adulthood. If you have a pattern of falling into abusive relationships or fearing intimacy it is likely you learned about love, affection and intimacy from inadequate models. This means that now you have to be the nurturing voice you never received from … Continue reading How to Self-Parent as an Adult
What is Attachment Disorder?
Attachment disorder is a broad term used to describe emotional and behavioural issues arising from failure to form healthy attachments to parental figures in early childhood. These issues include abuse, neglect or seperation. An individuals attachment style is determined permenantly before the age of 3. Types of Attachment: According to Mary Ainsworth, there are three … Continue reading What is Attachment Disorder?