In response to some excellent questions from a reader to the previous blog about engaging in “corrective violence,” this blog continues that discussion.
Basically, the questions were three. 1) Should all use of physical force by parents be avoided; or are there cases where they might feel it is appropriate? 2) When a strong-willed or willful child is contesting the parental will, is use of physical force wise? 3) What alternatives to physical force does a parent have when faced with defiant opposition?