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  • Spank Their Children
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    Spanking has been used for many years and it must come to an end. Also known as corporal punishment, spanking is most often used as a form of discipline. Although it is said to have some benefits, the negative consequences far outweigh the good. According to Dr. Wilson and Dr. Lyon, "physical punishment delivered in anger with the intent to cause pain is unacceptable and dangerous to the health and well being of the child". (Guidance for Effective Discipline, online) It is important for spanking...
  • Younger Mothers Spank
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    The term corporal punishment means the intentional infliction of pain on the body for purposes of punishment and includes slapping, hitting with objects, pinching, shaking and forcing to stand for long periods of time (Epoch 1). Family researchers define corporal punishment as " the use of physical force aimed at causing children to experience pain but not injury, for the purposes of correction and control of youthful behavior" (Day 83). The term "spanking" is a form of physical or corporal puni...
  • Effects Of Corporal Punishment
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    Corporal punishment- is defined as "the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury, for the purpose of correction or control of the child's behaviour" (Webster's Dictionary). Spanking children to correct or control their behaviour may seem to work in the short term, but has the opposite effect in the long term. Spanking has been linked to anti socialism, violence, and low grades causing juvenile delinquents. 61% of mothers with children between...
  • Better Way To Discipline Children
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    Reaction Paper: Spanking When I was a child, I could not remember a time when my parents spanked me. I asked my mom how she and my dad disciplined my three brothers and I, and she said she never spanked us. When we got into trouble we were sent to our room, and had privileges taken away. My mom also said that she can remember spanking my younger brother once, but left a bruise on his bottom, and she felt so bad that she never did it again. I personally do not advocate spanking. I could not imagi...
  • Parents Spank Their Children
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    Does Spanking Lead Child Abuse? Were you spanked as a child? Do you think spanking effected you? Every parent has been in a situation where a good spanking seems like the only way to put an end to little Junior's temper tantrum. Parents use a number to reasons, some you may have heard, to use spanking as a form of discipline. They may say "Spare the rod and spoil the child". Or "I was spanked and I turned out okey". Even "Kids need spanking to show them who's boss". The issue I wish to present i...
  • Corporal Punishment On Their Child
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    Overview The purpose of this research report is to review the practice of corporal punishment in the home and the lasting harmful effects on the children involved. The research is based on the opinions and finding of professionals in mental health and child development and offers little to no support for the use of physical punishment. This research outlines several areas of a child's life that are acutely affected by the violent form of punishment called "spanking". Within our community I have ...
  • Parents Spank Children
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    Parents should not spank their children. Spanking could make children temporarily aware that what they have done wasn't right. But later spanking could make children become scared of older people. Spanking could also make children to be abusive to others. And moreover, spanking would make children not to love their parents. Therefore, parents should not spank their children. Spanking should not be tolerated because it scares children, and make children not to tell the truth. Children who have ex...
  • Parents Spank Their Children
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    Some people think that spanking is a good way of punishing children, but some people do not condone this kind of behaviour. There are many disadvantages in spanking children that would affect their growth development. It affects their physical, emotional, and mental capabilities as they mature into adults. Spanking affects the physical growth of children by piercing them with lasting physical pain, promoting violent tendencies outside of the house, and it also leads to sexual complications later...
  • Parent Spanks The Child
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    Apply the Rod or Spoil the Child It is the natural scheme of life. Human beings produce children and thus are classified as parents. It is and has always been the parent's job to raise and nurture the child, to teach it right from wrong, and to protect it from the harshness of the surrounding environment. However, when the child strays or behaves in a destructive manner, what steps should a parent take to correct such behavior? Some psychologists suggest that a good old-fashioned spanking is jus...

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