Research is in: Spanking is not for Kids!

“Spare the rod, spoil the child” is one of the oldest idioms in the United States. The belief that by hurting children, you’re teaching them discipline and correcting negative behaviors is deeply ingrained in our culture.  Furthermore,  the lack of “discipline” towards children is often blamed as an underlying motive for the behaviors of youngsters today. But, what if I say that spanking children actually hurts them? What if  hurting your child actually hinders their emotional development and stuns their mental growth? Could it be possible that our forefathers were wrong, and actually hurt us instead? Believe it or not, new research in child psychology claim that maiming children is detrimental to everyone.

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Crying Baby Questions Answered – Hint, You Won’t Spoil Them!

Babies are cute little adorable bundles of joy, but boy are they a handful, especially if it’s a crying baby! New parents are often unaware of how much attention a newborn requires on a daily basis. But, while dealing with the baby is hard enough, it’s managing their cries what will drive parents to the brink of insanity. Crying is how babies communicate with their surroundings and trust me when I say they will cry a lot. However, new parents always have the same questions regarding crying. How long should I let the baby cry? Is it all right to let my baby cry for extended periods of time? Finally, can I spoil my baby if I always answer their cries? The answer might surprise you.

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