Punishing Kids Is Hypocritical & Counterproductive

Reductio ad absurdum: Respectful parenting is not permissive parenting

Jillian Enright
neurodiversified
Published in
5 min readJun 18, 2022

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Allowing our children choices is neither reckless nor permissive.

Ensuring our children have autonomy within developmentally-appropriate bounds is an important way for them to hone their decision-making skills. Hovering over them…

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Jillian Enright
neurodiversified

She/they. Neurodivergent, 20+ yrs SW & Psych. experience. I write about mental health, neurodiversity, education, and parenting. Founder of Neurodiversity MB.