Is harsh discipline always bad for kids? If not, how can we reconcile a desire to end such practices with research that may suggest they have a role?
Recent research claims that punishment is effective, but is that what was really being said? Should parents jump on the time-out bandwagon or is a deeper look needed?
Knowing the steps to try and prevent, identify, and report child abuse is essential for all adults as is knowing how to talk to a child who is reporting abuse to you. This guest post from Lauren Book of Lauren's Kids does just that and needs to be shared widely for all to read.