Is Child Behavior Better or Worse Today Than It Was Years Ago?

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Is a child behavior better or worse than it was years ago? INTRODUCTION Are things better now or worse than a years ago? It calls for a reflective and honest look as history. It all just depends on the kids you are looking at. You always can find the bad ones and the there are always good ones. ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE Parents determine the behavior of their children. If a parent is willing to take the time and work at being consistent,children benefit. If you say "no",it must mean"no".It may mean that as a parent, you must get off that sofa and physically STOP a child from misbehaving; even requiring the child to remain in a "time out" location for inappropriate behavior. Parents who try to discipline their…show more content…
Yet, with this privilege of learning has came a decline in our education system. The lack of adequate teachers, the high rise in disrespect for authority, just the lack of caring whether you learn or not has affected our education system. A hundred years ago the thought of a higher education was just a dream for most. If you acquired a fifth grade reading level you were doing good. Learning was a privilege, and yet today we cast an education around as if it were an article of clothing. While there has been such great strides in our would today compared to a hundred years ago, we have missed out on the carefree, thankfulness, and appreciation of the things and others around us. We take for granted what we hoped to have or even imagined we could have years ago. But now in this generation child behavior is much worse than it was years ago. Disrespect for authority figures. The fault lies with the parents to be sure. We are told to cater to our childrens emotional "needs" and that coperal puminshment is bad for them. Children require constant training, patience and love - most of todays parents are too busy or selfish to make this kind of investment. If children are allowed to control and manipulate their parents as in the description above, the parent will be helpless to teach that child anything. Oh! I agree! its worse. This is a prime example of a child rearing gone wrong: and the sad thing is it's all too
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