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Say NO WAY to Smacking

Say NO WAY to Smacking

Discipline is an important part of the parenting process, but it doesn't need to include corporal punishment. There are plenty of effective alternatives to smacking, and they don't come with negative side effects including resentment and possibly, bullying.Read more

Emotional labour

Emotional labour

It's the emotional labour that parents do that makes it such hard work, but it's essential if we are going to be effective.Read more