Posted by: drmolly in spanking, punishment, discipline on
Sep 01, 2010
Children who are spanked frequently at age 3 are more likely to be aggressive later, according to a recent powerful study published in Pediatrics.
Before I go any further, I want to make clear I am opposed to spanking, always have been. I never understood how spanking a child for misbehavior could ever have a long-term positive outcome. It has always seemed to teach a couple of wrong-headed lessons: Hitting is OK if you are bigger and have a