Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.
An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children. Hitting kids at home can escalate to criminal act. But what about hitting kids at school? You may be surprised to learn that several North Texas school districts still allow corporal punishment.
Sparing the rod may spare parents from future headaches, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University.
How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.
Irving ISD school board president proposed something be brought back that most have abandoned — corporal punishment (spanking). New School debates.
The small city of Springtown is tackling the big issue of spanking at school. Until now, the district only allowed men to paddle the boys, and women to paddle the girls.
Disciplining children with physical punishment such as spanking, shoving or slapping may raise their risk for developing mental health problems when they get older, new research suggests.
The Texas Supreme Court suspended a judge Tuesday whose beating of his then-teenage daughter in 2004 was viewed millions of times on the Internet.