Lewis Goldberg admits his 5-year-old son, Nathan, is strong-willed and difficult to discipline. You can't tell your child not to hit others and then raise your own hand to him. Spanking has probably crossed your mind at some point. Maybe your child is ignoring the rules or talking back. Time-outs aren't working, and neither is any other consequence you've tried. Suddenly, you start to wonder, "Is a swat on the bottom so bad?
a source for links to other "non-spanking" parts of the internet, related to an adult behavior which has declared itself many things other than beneficial for children . "There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it Bulgarian Edition of "Plain Talk about Spanking", Translated by Mina Parcheva.
The latest research from Dr. Murray Strauss at the Family Research Laboratory affirms that spanking teaches children to use acts of aggression and violence to solve their problems.
Whack or No Spank? Pt. 2 (Vote in the comments)
Our goal is to educate parents, caregivers, educators, and professionals on the outcomes of physical discipline, and provide research-based, sustainable, non-violent, and equitable alternatives to raising, teaching and being with children. Children are the only living beings not protected by the law. It is illegal to hit another adult, an inmate, or a dog, yet our most vulnerable citizens have no protection from physical violence. Research shows that paddling children can have harmful, adverse effects on child development. It not only teaches children to solve problems through violence, it is also related to:. April is Child Abuse Prevention month , and many parents report that their abuse of their child was a "spanking that got out of hand.