Allowing your child to have the sleep-away camp experience is one of the best things you can do for your child.
In my work as a therapist and parenting coach, I don’t spend much time advising parents on how to punish more effectively. In fact, I tend to tell parents that I am not a big fan of punishment at all. So, a parent rightfully asked me the other day: “Well then, if not punishment, what DO we do?
Is your child anxious and whiney? Is she demanding? Is he lazy and thoughtless? If so, then you may have created this monster by doing too much.