For example, when a spanking or paddling leaves a mark. His study found that the more children were spanked, the more likely they were to fight, steal, and engage in other antisocial behavior. We have used spanking very discriminately and thoughtfully. Location: In the real world! Studies also show that children who are hit are more likely to become violent adults. A good general proposition is that spanking can be legal, but intentionally and even accidentally inflicted injuries are not. I am not getting into the morality of smacking on this thread though.
Can I Spank My Child? A Look at Indiana’s Parental Privilege
I was a hell of a rebellious child and I deserved every lick of the switch that I got. As someone who experienced the harsh discipline as a student in Texas, and as a parent with a child in Texas public schools, Davis, the. August - Due Week One! Location: Australia 1, posts, read 2,, times Reputation: You sound really smart.
Does anyone "take a belt to their kids" anymore? - BabyCenter
The answer is that we know far more about the negative effects of spanking than we used to. Sometimes they're getting the belt. Discipline and structure are key components of. Father charged for smacking son with belt found not guilty The Crown argued it had been unrestrained discipline of the child using unreasonable force. We have used many different forms of discipline in our home. In a study released in July , a psychologist who analyzed six decades of research on corporal punishment found that it puts children at risk for long-term harm that far outweighs the short-term benefit of on-the-spot obedience.