Parents Spanking

It's Still Legal To Hit Kids In Canada, And It Shouldn't Be

Ruth Miller | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Parents
Ruth Miller

No child deserves to be hit. There are things that children do that anger parents, or that put the child or others at risk, or are socially unacceptable, but there is never a reason to hit another human being to discipline or teach. What does this mean, in plain language? It means parents should not be allowed to hit or spank their children.

B.C. Parents Get Probation For Spanking Teenage Daughter

CP | Barb Brouwer, Salmon Arm Observer | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

They spanked their 14-year-old daughter with a skipping rope and plastic hockey stick after she sent nude photos of herself to a young man over the internet.

Spanking Is Falling Out Of Favour With Parents: Data

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Living

Many fewer parents support spanking today than they did in 1986, but it's happened gradually.

This Is Why We Shouldn't Spank Children

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.13.2013 | Canada Living

A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire...

SavvyMom Roundup: Scary Reminders, Organic Debates and Sound Technology

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

My youngest has a concussion and has been in lockdown at home for the past few days. My friend Sarah's boy had a much more serious accident, however. I mention this today because of all the things that crossed my desk this week, the impact this accident had on all of us at Savvy HQ made everything else seem trivial -- or marginal at best.