Australian Women's Weekly. Raising the issue of smacking among a group of parents can be like rolling grenade into the room. It's often divisive, sensitive and emotionally fraught.
The van broke down notice how I have moved on from first-name terms here. Oh, also, while Tim had his head in the broken bonnet we had a phone call saying the offer on our house had fallen through. Not worth it.
I have kept bunnies for years and know they can be a handful. I enjoy sharing what I've learned about rabbit care with others. One of the first things you'll realize as a bunny owner is that your bunny is quite naughty.
Many parents smack their children with the belief that it will deter them from bad behaviour and that they themselves were smacked as children and are no worse for wear. Other parents view smacking as child abuse and refuse to engage in the practice. Today smacking remains a legal in some cases but highly controversial method of discipline.
Veteran soap star Bill Roache told a female TV presenter in New Zealand that she was a "naughty girl" and that he was going to smack her bottom. However, the actor made some inappropriate comments after he realised she had chopped a tomato in the wrong way. Roache, 81, said: "You shouldn't have done that.
And once when i had friends round jason and alex were fighting so i grabbed alex's arm, apologised to my friends pulled down his trowsers and pants and put him over my knee and spanked him hard across his bare backside, i did the same to jason. My 5 year old boy has been smacked on a clothed bottom with my hand from an early age for backtalking and other serious things. Recently he has got extremely rude and I am wondering weather I should start using an implement to smack him with, and smacking him bare bottomed.
Discussion in ' General Discussion archive read-only ' started by ConstantineMar 9, Log in or Sign up. Is this wrong?
The dilemma I have two lovely little girls aged six and three and a wonderful husband who helps a lot with childcare. I want them to grow up in a calm and loving household, but we both blow up. I calm down immediately, but am full of remorse for shouting at or smacking our older girl. We both grew up in homes with strict parents, where we were smacked.