‘I told my wife to clean. She spent time talking to friends instead, so I gave her something to cry about.’: Mom’s clever plea to show compassion to our kids, ‘Hold your child a little tighter tonight’

“‘Today, I smacked her. She got really upset because I refused to buy her some chocolate. I told her she’s not going out with her friends this weekend now. If she can’t be bothered to do the simple things I’ve told her to, why should she get to do nice things?’ We really wouldn’t tolerate it between adults…so why should we do it with children?”

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