70 percent of college-educated women spank their kids while 90 percent of all parents believe in the practice. Credit: Getty Images
Sometimes you have to smack a kid.Sure, some liberal hippie parents pitch a fit whenever a kid is s...Real-world incidents of corporal punishment discreetly recorded.
To spank or not to spank? At least one judge says don't even go there. No, Rosalina Gonzales wasn't put behind bars for spanking her toddler, but prosecutors and a judge in Corpus Christie, Texas, let it be known that whacking a kid on the r...Judge tells mom spanking is not OK in today's parenting world.
Some 40 Texas school districts -- including Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington -- already ban paddling. Credit: Getty Images
Oh, c'mon on, is this Texas or Mister Rogers' Neighborhood?A bill before the Texas Legislature would require...Texas debates the property etiquette for whupping a kid's backside.
This isn't the '50s anymore! Credit: Getty Images "Talking out of turn, that's a paddling," a substitute teacher tells Lisa's third-grade class in an episode of "The Simpsons." "Looking out the window, that's paddling. Staring at my sa...New Mexico joins 30 states in banning "board" of education.
A new study finds 7 percent of dads of 1-year-olds are depressed. Credit: Getty With so much focus on maternal post-partum depression, it's easy to overlook the mental health of fathers, but a new study shows depressed dads also are le...Depressed dadswere nearly four times more likely to report spanking their child.
Silas Coellner says you should start spanking your kids as soon as they're crawling. Credit: John Wilcox, Boston HeraldOh, children start off all sweet and innocent. Then they start moving under their own steam, and that's when they come up...
When I read that a recent study found spanking makes children more aggressive, my first thought was maybe this will convince parents that spanking is a bad idea. Then I woke up. Whenever a study about spanking is released, I am surprised by t...
A swat today could mean lots of timeouts later, new research shows. Credit: CorbisIf you think spanking a child makes him more belligerent, while your spouse believes it teaches discipline, you may just have the upper hand in the debate. A new...
Can spanking make a child more successful? Credit: jupiterimagesTo succeed in life, you have to start at the bottom. Marjorie Gunnoe means that literally. She's a psychology professor at Calvin College, a Christian liberal arts school in Gran...
How would you handle this situation? A British study says tough love is best. Credit: mattdm, FlickrAre you too nice to your kids? A British think tank released a report that says children brought up on tough love are more successful. The rep...
Kate Gosselin believes in spanking -- do you? Photo credit: Getty Images.In a dazzling display of poor judgment, Kate Gosselin managed to be photographed spanking one of her sextupets over the weekend. The spanking took place after 5-year-old...
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