The reason for this is biological: Self-control and focus is the function of the brain's frontal lobes, and the frontal lobes are not fully developed or fully connected to the rest of the brain until early adulthood. Your mom needs to hear it from an authority figure. Thanks, but I already quit spanking ; Submitted by Louise on November 24, - am. In most cases people back then understood the difference as well. Every black parent in the South is going to be in jail under those circumstances.
Submitted by Louise on February 4, - pm. But her glare at President Trump was a beautiful thing to see. Greta shouldn't be allowed to see that though. There were no disturbances, no gangs, no police. Victorious Parasol What is it with the lima beans? My esteem is so very low
Is it OK to spank a misbehaving child once in a while?
Law and Contemporary Problems. Why you should care Because the line between discipline and abuse can be thin. A quarter of the Lebanese population is made up of Palestinian and Syrian refugees. In a review of corporal punishment in the United States, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toledo Michelle Knox noted a striking irony in the American attitude toward corporal punishment. One group studied parents in their home and found most parents did give kids a verbal warning before physically striking out.
As five-year-olds, the children who had been spanked were more likely than the non-spanked to be defiant, demand immediate satisfaction of their wants and needs, become frustrated easily, have temper tantrums and lash out physically against other people or animals. It's OK to do something awkward, feel silly, or want to stop at any time. What's Wrong with Consequences to teach kids lessons? Your mother needs to be taught how to manage her children without resorting to violence. It makes no sense trying to reason with a child. And you won't want to face the fact that you are hitting your child because it feels good. Your comment Submitted by Denise Cummins Ph.