Posts Tagged ‘Spanking’

Decent Parents Don’t Spank their Children for Disobedience

Intelligent and decent parents don’t hit or “discipline” their children for disobeying authority. They don’t justify the system by spanking their children. They recognize hitting is assault, but they recognize much more. These parents understand the system is broken; they know they can’t expect their children to merely fall in line. These parents want to…

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I was Spanked and I Turned Out OK—or did I?


Most everyone has heard or used the phrase, “I was spanked and I turned out ok.” This expression represents acceptance of kid hitting. It sits at the heart of American spanking culture and conjures similar phrases like, “My parents spanked me and that is why I spank my kids,” and “if more children were spanked there…

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