As long as the tears represent a genuine release of emotion, they should be permitted to fall.But crying quickly changes from inner sobbing to an expression of protest ...
Dobson earned a Ph D in child development from the University of Southern California in 1967.
He was an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine for 14 years.
Anyone who secretly 'enjoys' the administration of corporal punishment should not be the one to implement it. of his parents, a child learns to submit to other forms of authority which will confront him later in his life—his teachers, school principal, police, neighbors and employers.
In The Strong-Willed Child, Dobson draws an analogy between the defiance of a family pet and that of a small child, and concludes that "just as surely as a dog will occasionally challenge the authority of his leaders, so will a little child—only more so."Yes, I believe there should be a limit.
He spent 17 years on the staff of the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles in the Division of Child Development and Medical Genetics.
Dobson is a licensed psychologist in the State of California.
In 2005, Dobson received an honorary doctorate (his 16th In the 2004 book Marriage Under Fire, Dobson suggests that heterosexual marriage rates in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden have been falling, and that this is due to the recognition of same-sex relationships by those countries during the 1990s.
He remarks that the "institution of marriage in those countries is rapidly dying" as a result, with most young people cohabiting or choosing to remain single (living alone) and illegitimacy rates rising in some Norwegian counties up to 80%.
According to Focus on the Family website, Dobson believes that parents are ultimately responsible for their children's education, and encourages parents to visit their children's schools to ask questions and to join the PTA so that they may voice their opinions.
In his book Dare to Discipline, Dobson advocates the spanking of children up to eight years old when they misbehave, but warns that "corporal punishment should not be a frequent occurrence" and that "discipline must not be harsh and destructive to the child's spirit." He warns against "harsh spanking" because "It is not necessary to beat the child into submission; a little bit of pain goes a long way for a young child.
Young "Jimmie Lee" (as he was called) concentrated on his studies.