It's important to not spank, hit, or slap a child of any age.Babies and toddlers are especially unlikely to be able to make any connection between their behavior and physical punishment. And don't forget that kids learn by watching adults, particularly their parents. You'll make a much stronger impression by putting your own belongings away rather than just issuing orders to your child to pick up toys while your stuff is left strewn around.
“If it’s a mutual like,” according to the app’s description, “you get a new chat friend.” What’s not made explicitly clear in the app’s description is that this “new chat friend” immediately becomes a Snapchat friend.
The danger with Snapchat, as child internet safety website Protect Young Eyes puts it, is that some kids “find it way too easy to send inappropriate photos.” While Snapchat and Yellow are both marketed to younger audiences, perhaps the scariest thing about these apps is how easy it is for adult predators to impersonate young teens.
The earlier that parents establish this kind of "I set the rules and you're expected to listen or accept the consequences" standard, the better for everyone.
Although it's sometimes easier for parents to ignore occasional bad behavior or not follow through on some threatened punishment, this sets a bad precedent.
If you think your son or daughter may be controlling, abusive, or violent with his or her partner, tell your child that abuse and violence are NOT acceptable and that violence will not solve problems.