The Kardashians seem to be in hot water nearly every week, with some new scandal or controversy to rouse fans. This time,Â Kourtney KardashianÂ is the subject of intense scrutiny, when her parenting came under fire during a recent episode ofÂ Keeping Up with the Kardashians.Â The eldest Kardashian sister is well-known for her dedication to her kids and her all-natural approach to motherhood. But revelations about how sheÂ disciplines her childrenÂ have some fans wondering whether sheâs doing enough to curb bad behavior.
Kourtney Kardashian is the eldest child of Kris Jenner and her first husband, Robert Kardashian. Kourtney Kardashian was first introduced to the public on the familyâs TV show,Â Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and many of her storylines seemed to revolve around her relationship with her boyfriend: Scott Disick.
Viewers followed along with Kardashian and Disickâs journey to parenthood, and they welcomed their first child, Mason Dash Disick, in 2010.Â Although Kardashian and Disick frequently had relationship troubles, they went on to have another child, a daughter they named Penelope, in 2012. By the time they had theirÂ third child, Reign Disick, in late 2014, their romance was in serious trouble and they ended up breaking up for good not long after Reignâs birth.
When Disick and Kardashian broke up, they determined they would do their best to co-parent for the sake of their children, and things seem to have been remarkably amicable between the former couple. Still, there have definitely been some controversies when it comes to their three young children, as seen on a recent episode ofÂ Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Why did Kourtney Kardashianâs nanny recently quit?
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In a recent episode, Kardashian revealed that her nanny had quit, following an incident where her and Disickâs daughter, Penelope, had scratched the nanny in the face. Kardashian claimed that the seven-year-old â called âPâ by her family â had gotten âreally upsetâ when the nanny was putting her in the car, which led to the scratching incident. Kardashian also described episodes where Penelope would almost blackout and do âwild things.â
While Kardashian didnât seem overly concerned about the scratching, her mother, Kris Jenner, claimed that the episode was âserious,â and that the family needed to handle it before the childâs seeming behavior issues got out of control. The discussion led to a shouting match between Disick and Jennerâs boyfriend, Corey Gamble. Gamble stated that the young girl should be spanked, which led to some harsh words from Disick.
Is Kourtney Kardashian being too easygoing with her kids?
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Kardashian was quick to speak out about one method of discipline that she would definitely not be utilizing. The mom of three stated on social media that parenting is âhard,â but that she has consequences for misbehavior that donât involve spanking. It isnât the first time that Kardashian has spoken out about how she doesnât condone spanking. In 2012, she said that she is âreally againstâ spanking.
In fact, Kardashian prefers to âcommunicateâ about why her children might feel frustrated or angry, and while she says her kids might not always agree with her decision, in the end, she is still the parent. As for what Disick thinks about Kardashianâs parenting methods, in the same episode of the show, he stated that the kids have to be âdisciplined at home,â but didnât openly disagree with any of her methods. Fans can probably assume that they are on the same page when it comes to the big stuff, like spanking and child discipline.