The only things that being spanked, slapped, shaken, and hit, while being screamed at in red-faced, spittle-flying rage by my mother taught me was to fear my mother, avoid her, and then, to hate her. A lot of kids believe that their parents are not allowed to spank them and will threaten to call the police if they do. That's where you're wrong. I told her that her options were to get her things and come with me, or get a spanking, get her things and come with me. Many—not all, but many—parents who do spank their kids only do it behind closed doors. We moved twice while he was in his formative years and maybe that played a role. The Bejeezus Out of Me.
Here are some articles that explain the research on spanking and why I find it compelling, as well as alternatives that are more effective in raising great kids:. Let me offer a final word on the national tragedy of child abuse. Sign Up for Our Newsletters Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know now on politics, health, money and more. Dad spanked us for "not listening" and for not cooperating with adult instruction. Lasting authority cannot be based on fear.
Spanking your kid: Does it help or hurt? - The Globe and Mail
England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales. According to a recent Washington Post article , America is slowly growing less supportive of spanking children. He reaches again, you swat the hand. She said she wants another parent to admit they spank before she will admit it to them. Back in the day, we did not call anything battery concerning discipline. But ultimately, I disagree with Jezer-Morton.
I have a two year old and a six year old. If there is no level of fear of punishment from parents, then children don't develop the same fear of punishment from teachers, police, judges A spank as a last resort, to discipline a kid who keeps escaping time-out, for instance, seems to get better results than other discipline techniques. Many experts have also found that over time, spanking makes a child angry and resentful; he also becomes less -- not more -- willing to do what you ask. They may have been spanked because they were acting out back then, too.