They use the "naughty corner" or time outs or they take away toys etc. A spanking is done when a child disobeys a direct direction as an act rebellion. Most often , parents hit their children in an angered state. It shows a child that hitting is a way to solve. I have always thought the Submitted by Anonymous on September 13, - 5: An altered voice and angry look after a stern talking to and when throwing themselves on the ground I found the little hairs on the back of their neck and pulled them just enough to make them stand upright.
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To lump every form of spanking into that catergory is inconsiderate of the parents who actually do care and are trying their best with the knowledge they have. As I have mentioned, he has been grounded for over 8 months at a time without me giving in. To discipline out of anger makes the discipline more about the parent's lack of emotional control rather than about teaching their children how to mature into well functioning adults. I got my butt tore up on a daily basis when I was a kid over the stupidest things and while I don't believe all spanking is bad I will definitely not spank my kids cus they didn't get out of the car fast enough or didn't clean their room fast enough or anther stupid reason like that. Least to Most Replies: When an incident occurred, we would gently say "That's a
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I am assuming you did not spank your teenagers or adult children when they did something against your wishes. It was my experience that some of the most badly behaved children were hit and yelled at all the time. I spent time in prayer and research and came to the conclusion that as a Christian I am not instructed by the Bible to spank my children, how freeing! I wonder why we in the United States have not taken as strong a position. Spanking Submitted by Stacy on February 3, - I was spanked as a child, and as a child and adult I never took to hitting whenever I became angry.
One is, badly behaved children, with no respect for authority, and two, very unpopular parents. When you grow a tomato plant you stake it up as it grows, if it is left to grow on the ground it will not produce good fruit. How old are they when you stop? This is what our problem is. And the reason why some people don't make the connection is because this concept conflicts with cultural norms.