Category Archives: spanking

Spanking and the Size of the Scar

I heard today from a reader who feels that the anti-spanking contingent (hysteria) is marginalizing and eclipsing the horrors of the sexual abuse of children or “real abuse” of children. I have heard this argument before…and it brings to mind … Continue reading

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How Do Children Feel About Spanking?

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qPSWbvtKPHo A response to article “Children Speak About How Spanking Feels to Them” by Christine Lonergan at https://cthebean.wordpress.com/?s=children+speak

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Children Speak About How Spanking Feels To Them

There has been much swirling debate in social media about spanking…whether or not it is okay to do it, if it makes good parenting sense, if good parents do it…and today I learned that there are get-along shirts that encapsulate … Continue reading

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sense of place, self concept and the spanking issue

This went out in September, and I thought I would post it up again because this is a story of a conversation with kindergarten aged people about the way they feel about spanking. sense of place, self concept and the … Continue reading

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I was spanked and I’m fine…

My mother had a special spanking spatula. It was mostly used on mornings when we would not or could not leave the sweetness of our warm beds and come down to the kitchen for breakfast, and it was used mostly … Continue reading

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sense of place, self concept and the spanking issue

Once upon a classroom after having called an emergency meeting of my class…we sat on the floor together and began to sort out why there had been such an increase in violent behavior among the children. People who usually could … Continue reading

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