Uh-oh! There are better ways today than spanking to guide a child with firmness. Learn the skills, Papa Francesco! We don’t practice outdated medicine and there’s no need to practice outdated child guidance. Learn today’s effective parental firmness! It is the first and most basic step in Jesus’ way of nonviolence. The nonviolent parent child relationship is the foundation for all nonviolent relationships. It is the first step to peace on earth. The seeds of peace are in the relationship of the parent and child. The seeds of all dysfunction and violence are in the relationship of adult and child.

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