It is not a choice made, but a burden carried, a calling embraced. More harm than good: First, spanking is challenging to observe in the home because it occurs relatively rarely in most families and because families may not spank in front of observers. I hope she serves you well! Phaedra even added a Shopwhere visitors can buy products that I recommend. Congratulations on your new website Barbara!
But there is a third reason not to spank our children, and that is a moral one.
Spanking and Child Development: We Know Enough Now To Stop Hitting Our Children
The most germane test of the effectiveness of a punishment is whether it gets the child to stop engaging in a misbehavior immediately. Comment on Gershoff Psychological Bulletin. Spanking, which in this article means hitting a child on the bottom with an open hand, is a common parenting practice around the world. It has become my service to the world, and I feel blessed to love what I do. I want to say goodbye to my old website and thank everyone who ever visited it.