Spanking Children

Spanking Your Kids Doesn't Make You a Child Abuser

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

Apparently, I'm a victim of child abuse. And a child abuser. How did that escape me? At least I might be, if you believe a new study that redefines what it means to be abused -- and an abuser. I can tell you for certain is each of the times I used corporal punishment, it was in those moments that I failed most as a parent. But does that make me an abuser?

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...

The Cost of Spanking Our Children

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

I often hear this when talking about discipline methods for children. The key word in this sentence is "okay." What is our definition of this term, and is "okay" really what we want for our children? We now have a greater understanding of the impact of spanking and yelling, and how it negatively affects a person throughout their adult life.

Spanking Linked To Later Mental Disorders

CBC | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Living

Adults who were subjected to physical punishment such as spanking as children are more likely to experience mental disorders, say Canadian researchers...

Kids Who Get Spanked Likely To Dish It: Study

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Spanking, yelling at, or shaking children could tend to make them more aggressive toward others, a review of 20 years of studies into physi...