Do children understand the lesson that if you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours? Developmental psychologists suggest they’re more likely to punish bad behavior than they are to reward good deeds.
As more parents turn to social media to post videos of themselves punishing their children, an educational psychologist warns that the practice may cause more harm than good.
It can be difficult to tell the difference between disordered and difficult behaviour, and the approach is different for both.
A different approach to children’s behaviour could improve relationships and resilience.
Children have their own idea of justice, which develops fairly early. So, what’s fair sharing for children? What do they think about rewards and what is their idea of fair punishment?