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Should spanking be an option?


As a parent of a 2 1/2 year old boy, should spanking be a form of punishment? My wife says in only extreme cases, such as if he runs out the door and into the parking lot. But I say pretty much any time he doesn't listen and ignores 1-2 warnings, then a smack on the hand or butt is in order. The other facet of this issue, should others who see a parent spanking their child intervene or mind their own business?

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    Clayton Hartford (bn9900) 3 years ago

    Violent? children personal power? Children have no personal power if they stop listening and ignoring adults commands. Once children learn not to argue, and listen to their parents, then they will begin to mature.

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    Clayton Hartford (bn9900) 3 years ago

    But should the government dictate how parents discipline? No wonder parents are afraid to discipline in public. and they feel its to late to do anything about it when they get home "because the child wont remember" why you are doing it.


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    Clayton Hartford (bn9900) 3 years ago

    So true Relief, it is scary that people wont discipline their children for doing wrong, or give such a light punishment that the child thinks oh that's not so bad. There a fine line, but the child need to respect and fear adults.

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