Denny Burk provides an interesting article to help parents stand against the tide of […]. Then I told him that I was going to give him 3 swats and that was the end of the punishment. I know there are many views on this subject, I would love to hear yours! Parenting a child does not have to involve any physical or emotional assault at all; so you are wrong on all counts. I retain clear memories of my childhood and many incidents of terrifying "discipline" which was probably due to hypervigilance. There is physical abuse too, but since men don't get harmed as much when they get hit by a woman, it seems to get glossed over. Why do you make things up?
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Jacob Wetterling Resource Center. Your browser is no longer supported! This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. Anger that has been accumulating for many years can come as a shock to parents whose child now feels strong enough to express this rage. SpankOut Day has even spread to receive international recognition.
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This ends our conversation. Minorities, such as hispanics and blacks, and whites with strong fundamentalist beliefs represent a majority of this culture that embraces the Bible Belt philosophy against sparing the rod. Parenting from the Heart and A Gift for Baby. As parents, we all love our children hopefully and want the best for them. Corporal punishment just creates fear and resentment in the child towards the aggressive parent. Start with a free day trial. My relationship with him began to change and we became friends, so much so that I enjoyed being with him and not so much being with his mother.
Research at the University of New Hampshire by Murray Straus which was presented in a paper at the International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego has suggested that corporal punishment does leave a long-lasting mark in the form of a lower IQ. Ok, I'm pretty well over arguing whether I'm promoting spanking. I was hospitalized twice before the age of two; I was apparently a "bad" baby. But I think that Webb and his ilk have misunderstood the Proverbs when it comes to physical discipline. How did they behave toward you? If you want to be mad at me then be mad at me for allowing his mother to abuse him for as long as I did or be mad at her for abusing her child, but don't carry on fabricating this nonsense.