Document Type

Parenting, Children and Teens

Publication Date



When we think of discipline, we may think of threats and punishment. They may be the most common ways that parents deal with their children’s misbehavior.

What is wrong with threats and punishment? One thing that is wrong with them is that they teach children bad things. Can you think of some bad things that are taught to children by the use of threats and punishment?

Publication Number

SP489-C 2.5M 6/07 (Rep) E12-5315-00-045-07 07-0270

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