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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

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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

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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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The Curse: Punishment as Culture

I have written about physical punishment countless times before and I’m always horrified with the belief systems of a majority of the people I share this society with. 1,572 more words