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That's why it's only used on the younger kids. It's before they are old enough to understand reason well, and it's why ours only got a swat in circumstances involving pain in some way, either his or that of others.
originally posted by: SLAYER69
a reply to: gpols
I have no "Man Children" in my life, so I wouldn't recommend anything. An immature person is just that. They are grown up and I suppose they'll eventually learn by their own actions that pretty much everything has consequences.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs
That's better. Not every child is the same.
They all have to be handled differently. We've been looking at a MA summer camp for ours to see if it would help him physically and to learn some impulse control and emotional discipline. He also needs help with the concept of winning and doing it gracefully.