Discipline is an essential aspect of parenting and inadequate discipline can be very detrimental to a child’s development. Parents must aim to find the balance between appropriate limit setting and empathic acceptance of the child’s developmental level. Finding the right balance is no easy task. Nonetheless, parents must search for the correct path between being too strict and controlling on one hand and being too permissive on the other hand.
Parents should discipline their children in order to set limits on behavior, but too much or too little can be detrimental