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November 18, 2021
Tried it all but still struggling to discipline your child? First ask yourself… “Do I want my child to behave just because they’re afraid of the consequences? Or do I want them to behave well because of being thoughtful, considerate and empathetic?” Why punishment backfires so often? Punitive parenting can decrease self-esteem, sense of safety in the world, belief in one’s own strengths and resources. Punished children often feel they don’t deserve to be loved unconditionally. Punishment makes them more ...
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Parenting concerns? Call our parenting Helpline for support

Parenting concerns? Call our parenting Helpline for support

October 1, 2018
At Parent Help we offer the only parenting helpline in New Zealand that is available from 9am to 9pm – seven days a week. If you would like to talk with one of our trained telephone support workers, give our ...
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