- Family and Parenting
Is Spanking Your Kids Okay?
Is Spanking Your Child Abuse?
Up until the last 20 years spanking children was socially acceptable and common practice in most house holds, in today's world many people consider this abusive behavior and unacceptable. What happened in the last 20 years? Have we evolved as a society and realized that this isn't a effective form of punishment or have we gotten soft and allowed children to get away with more, and become monsters?
Some say that society is going down the drain because time outs and grounding have become the norm for punishment instead of a firm spanking. Others strongly believe that spanking does more damage and good.
So what do you think? Is spanking an acceptable form of punishment?
Pros and Cons of Spanking
Pros of spanking - Spanking has been a form of punishment since the beginning of time and has been very effective, when done properly it can be a very productive form of punishment.
Cons of spanking- Some parents take spanking to a level of abuse that is anti-productive and can scare children for the rest of their lives. There is a fine line between spanking and abuse and some people don't know where that line is.
Is spanking your child okay?
Is a spanking an acceptable form of punishment for children?