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That is rediculous. What would you do if your 10 year old tries to hit you because you lold him to go clean his room.
He's in a bad mood and deosn't know how to react to his sentiments? You sit him down and give him a time out? IMHO a good smack on the butt, not 10. ONE. It doesn't even have to hurt. Then explain. He'll understand and he'll have a little more respect.
Originally posted by ALOSTSOUL
MP's have said in the media this week that the UK riots where caused by the lack of physical discipline, not the lack of jobs, education and a decent family lifestyle.
The Tottenham MP David Lammy claimed that Labour's 2004 decision to tighten up the smacking law was partly to blame for last summer's riots, which erupted in his north London constituency.
For you yanks out there, it is against the law in Great Britain to smack (spank) your child, although I have never heard of someone being convicted of it.
Personally I am undecided somtimes I think children do need a smack every now and then, mainly for there own sake. Lets say my daughter puts her finger in the plug socket do I give her a little slap (on the hand) and say "no, don't touch or it will hurt worse than that." luckly i haven't had to yet, she is still to young to crawl.
I understand that we live in different times (hell, I got a leather belt if I was naughty) but a complete lack of physical discipline can't be good for a Childs development can it?
I don't know, it's a very touchy issue, what are your views.
edit on 29-1-2012 by ALOSTSOUL because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by XLR8R
reply to post by InfoKartel
That is rediculous. What would you do if your 10 year old tries to hit you because you lold him to go clean his room. He's in a bad mood and deosn't know how to react to his sentiments? You sit him down and give him a time out? IMHO a good smack on the butt, not 10. ONE. It doesn't even have to hurt. Then explain. He'll understand and he'll have a little more respect.
Originally posted by Starchild23
Originally posted by remyrange
I think, that if you can get your kid be behave adn act respectful, then no spanking is neccissary. But if not, then a wooden spoon can go a a long way. I have two boys. They usually are well behaved. But every once in a while, the wooden spoon must be used. You can only tell a 4 year old that what they did was bad so many times before they become deaf to what your saying. I only spank my children when necissary.
Why on earth would you use a wooden spoon?? You may as well smack them in the face with a metal spatula!
Use your hand. It makes it more personal, so you can feel exactly what you're doing. It should keep you from going overboard.
Originally posted by Furbs
The more of your posts I see, the more vulgar the picture of you that is painted.