It is a pity that you do not need any permission or licenses to own children.
Children will be mischievous, spoiled, and dishonest because that is their nature. They are interested in the world and yet they cannot always judge what is good and what is bad, so some of their behaviors deserve to be reproved. A good parent should, in the first place, explain mistakes to the child, and then reasonably bring upon them consequences.
Children cannot be completely indulged and punished. However, it must be done skillfully not to hurt the child but to show him that their behavior is unacceptable and must change. Unpredictable punishment will make the child fear the parent and their comfort, instead of understanding that everyone has to bear the consequences of their behavior.
Unfortunately, many parents cannot properly punish their children. They are exposed to emotions and apply penalties that harm the child and awaken in them a frustration and regret instead of reflection and repentance.
Behavior of your child at school age can lead drive a parent crazy, but it is up to the adult to control their anger and to act calmly. Unfortunately, a father from the Chinese town of Yunnan could not do that.
The man is the father of a 12-year-old boy. The son, like a child of this age, does not like school, so sometimes he leaves. In addition, he spent a night outside his home and stole 100 yuan ($20) from his family savings box. This behavior enraged the father, who was thought of a cruel punishment.
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