posted on Jan, 29 2012 @ 09:00 PM
reply to post by InfoKartel
No, because when they touch a stove they learn about the stove on their own. When you smack them they are only learning about you. How to not
get you mad.
Because, if you pull a pan of boiling water off the stove onto your face, you don't get a second chance at it. It is unacceptable for them to learn
about it on their own. Instead, when they reach for the stove, and I smack their hand, and it hurts, they get the same natural lesson without the
You mentioned electroshock therapy. If they have a butter knife and are trying to jam it into a light socket, they are probably too young to learn
what electrocution is, and they have no concept of death. There really isn't a way to explain it to them, but if you smack their hand and make them
sit in a corner for a minute, they learn the same lesson. They learn putting a butter knife in a socket equals pain and uncomfortableness for
What the hell does having a polite and well-mannered kid, that actually listens to his parents have to do with war?
My kid was reading before kindergarten, and he can get on the computer himself and find several websites with games he likes. They play outside, they
have a pool, they were both swimming by age 4. They have a playground, and they like to fish, and they like to haul wood in the back of their little
truck, and they love to help Daddy work in the yard. They get to ride on my Harley, in fact, My wife and I and both boys can all fit on the bike and
ride around the neighborhood every once in awhile.
They are by no means neglected, or missing out on a childhood, they are just good kids, which you make out to sound like a crime? So it is somehow a
bad thing to be a well-mannered, intelligent kid that actually respects their parents, teachers, and coaches? My how the times really have changed.