I did not speak in favor of either, yet at the same time there must be some type of deterrent to enforce behavior. Do you consider 5 min in a corner emotional violence? Is not allowing the use of a toy emotional violence? Is physical restraint from climbing on unsafe objects physical violence?
My argument is both physical and emotional are the foundations of deterrents, but it is how they are done and to what degree determine whether it is appropriate or not.
Regardless, it is a matter that is up the parent. I don't want the state trying to determine how parents should parent even if some choose methods I don't support.
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