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Wait Till Your Dad Gets Home

What did being spanked teach me? It taught me that people who love you hurt you. It taught me to not ever get caught misbehaving and lie about it if you do. 791 more words

Child Abuse

Law and Order – the Irony of Deterrents, Part 2

I’ve just re-read my first post by that name, and I couldn’t help but notice that it’s terrible. So this isn’t going to be so much ‘Part 2′ as version 2.0. 1,667 more words

Punishment

Spanking In The Time Of Sabre-Toothed Tigers

Dad was prone to using beatings as a deterrent, and; but: I’m here to tell you that this “form of communication” had a profound effect on my life. 531 more words

Beating

Is Spanking Children The Right Way to Discipline?

Spanking, whether done by a plastic spatula or switch plucked from the forsythia bush, is never a pleasant experience. Of course, it isn’t meant be. Spanking is punishment, for goodness sakes. 757 more words

Fundamentalist Christian

The Research on Physical Punishment

Research on the prevalence of parental use of physical punishment shows that a large majority of parents use physical punishment at some point during their children’s lives, with prevalence rates peaking at 94% during the toddler years (Straus & Stewart, 1999). 368 more words

Parenting

Research and Resources on Physical Punishment

  • Here’s a study on the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) on adult physical/mental health and morbidity rates, associated with the ACE Scale.
  • The most comprehensive summaries of research are found in the work of Elizabeth Gershoff, Ph.D., …
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Fmr. NFL Player Tyrone Carter Weighs In On Peterson Incident

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The fallout is coming from all angles in the Adrian Peterson case.

From the actual criminal charges to the Vikings decision to have him return this week, the politicians voicing their displeasure over that move to sponsors dropping out, and some charity team activities canceled Tuesday, the fallout is big. 462 more words

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