Parents will often discuss the pressure they feel to conform to how other people raise and discipline their children. As a collective society we tend to follow trends and what we come to know, yet, at times we are unsure how we have come to know it.
Seeing things through a variety of lens helps you take a more flexible approach and depersonalise situations.
Dr Anna Martin is an Auckland based family therapist who has been looking into disciplining children for a decade and her PHD findings are interesting to say the least. She says old school needs to be challenge and that other disciplining methods are outdated.