What are your thoughts on corporal punishment for children and its effectiveness?
Does there seem to be any correlation between age of the children and the effectiveness of this type of punishment? I was an avid believer in this type of behavior modification in children for years. I haven't "spanked" one of my children in 7-8 years.
in medical studies, children who are spanked have been shown to have slower mental development, higher likelihood of anxiety, depression and delinquency and when they grow up are more likely to be obese and have cardiovascular disease and arthritis.
by Davinagirl38 years ago
I always said I would spank my children, if necessary. I was spanked as a child, but not excessively. I can remember 2 or 3 times. Now that I have a child, I am not so sure. What do you...
by Brian Loewer4 years ago
Is spanking a misbehaving child morally wrong?Wether you spank your children or not, do you think it's ok if a parents chooses to swat their kids on the bum as a form of discipline?
by ngureco4 years ago
How Should Parents Discipline Their Children? Is Corporal Punishment A Form Of Child Abuse?
by GA Anderson8 months ago
This topic comes from a tangent to another thread - American Slavery in the 21st Century?What are "non-compete" agreementsWith respect for the other topic's OP, this thread was started.GA
by Wendy Iturrizaga6 years ago
Spanking as a form of disciplineThe are many parents who believe that corporal punishment is necessary for successful child rearing. Is that true? Or is spanking another form of child abuse?
by Diane Inside7 years ago
I don't have children, but it seems to me that there are a lot more brats out there these days. Nieces and Nephews included. But parents don't believe in corporal punishment anymore. I remember getting whipped for bad...
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