I was surprised not to find a topic on actually raising children under Paranting (correct me if I'm wrong).
I for one have brought up my children openly but more strictly than was brought up. I always gave my kids a framework in which they could do what they wanted. This framework was of course adapted to the age but it was never up for discussion.
Of course, there were also punishments. Here I was very creative. One example. My 7 year old daughter suddenly started to babble like a baby while eating. We always had to guess what she wanted to eat. I told her that I would buy her a pacifier if she didn't stop. That made her think, because I always did what I said. Two weeks later, she took a risk and got a pacifier in her mouth from me. First she kept it stubbornly in her mouth to show that it didn't open anything for her. But then she had to realize that such a pacifier disturbs. Since then she has not babbled again.
How does it look with you? How do you educate your children?