Talk with your child about this rather than just giving consequences. Manchester spankee added 22 March The Ramifications of Raising Children in a Strict Environment Do children who grow up in a rigid, repressive home environment end up acting out like Josh Duggar? The real issue is how to challenge preconceptions that spanking is an acceptable first resort in admonishing children. Which ones do you think the kids will love and forgive?
The Spanking Debate is Over
Such methods develop a child's conscience and self-control. Monday, April 15, Awww Mommmm! In fact, she said most measures demonstrated a substantial improvement in youth well-being. That said, it seems fair to allow George to speak for himself: The report has been endorsed by dozens of organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association and Psychologists for Social Responsibility. Smith April , Vol 43, No.
Spanked at Home
Maybe the studies need to show who does what and how the kids end up later in life. These articles never mention the parameters of their studies. Finally he saw the big lake and the familiar little town. Eight year olds or much of any age for children is not a skill set developed yet. We paid thousands of dollars on psych and now hundreds of dollars per year on meds — and the end result? God gave children to parents, not to the state," CCF President Randy Thomasson said in a statement refuting the Massachusetts legislation. This is where most social science falls off the rails; the delusion that this can be done successfully.
Some of us were spanked by church workers. Ever heard of the difference between a smack on the wrist, and a beating? Even relatively moderate spanking can be physically dangerous. The measure of success in raising children is not so much the kind of adults the children become, but the kind of adults raised by your children. She told Healthline she was spanked as a child, and her children are spanked today. The axe forgets, goes the proverb, only the tree remembers. Sarcasm aside, punishment has some rules in order to be effective: