Sign up for our email newsletter. We also note that child fussiness at age 1 predicted spanking at age 2. Variations across low-income ethnic and acculturation groups. Do we ease the laws on parents? One result of that might be that children will be less likely to listen to their parents in the future.
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The Case Against Spanking: Too often I see parents spank or yell at children without any conversation being had. If you spank, your child may learn that violence is an acceptable way to solve problems. Children under the age of three should never be physically disciplined. One of my favorite adult films is Sailor in the Wild.
Should a Christian continue spanking his/her children if it is illegal?
My mom works in the psychology field and has told me situations she has encountered that showed these problems. What I also learned is that in this industry it is not always about having great material. African American family life: Your email address will not be published. When did you realize that you liked spanking, and how did you decide to make it part of your life? The findings were found to be robust: I def agree with you there Karyn!
That said, I think that incident is very rare. We can not let how others raise their kids affect how we raise our own. Many parents who start spanking soon find they need to up the ante -- to spank more and harder in order to get their child's attention. Today the American Academy of Pediatrics and other child health organizations strongly oppose physical punishment in children. Right now we use redirection and distraction with my toddler because she does not have the brain development to understand a lot of things. What I also learned is that in this industry it is not always about having great material.