The pros and cons of discipline include:
Physical/ Fear based Discipline: Spanking/Yelling
Pros: The behavior stops, lines a drawn
Cons: Some children might get used to this and will continue negative actions, children may use these methods against other children, some kids may begin to fear parent
Positive Discipline: Time-outs, Talking to child etc.
Pros: Behavior stops, lines are drawn, child knows what to do instead of negative behavior
Cons: Some children may not listen to positive methods (ignore parent completely)