The jury is still out on whether spanking is a solid form of discipline, or if it should be classified as child abuse. It is a hot topic that has divided parents for centuries. Some see it as a good form of discipline, that is left as a last resort, while others see it as counter-productive and harmful. That teaching your children it is OK to be violent is not the way to correct their negative behaviour. Currently, in the US and Canada, it is legal to use spanking as a form of discipline, as long as the reasons are just and you do not injure your child. The guideline is usually to spank with an open hand, and it should never be hard enough to leave a mark on your child.
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Celebrity parents: They're just like us. Or so they say! The next time you have to lay down the law, take heart in knowing that you're not alone. In fact, not even the rich and famous are immune to the less joyful parts of parenting.
And, when spanking is involved many choose to stay mum on the controversial subject. While feelings or positions change over time, these 10 famous faces have taken a pro-spanking approach at some point in their lives. And he remembers it.
Spanking, at one point in time, seemed like a normal element of parenthood. Is it necessary to get a point across with physical discipline? Or does it cross the line into child abuse territory? Even experts remain divided on the subject. Celebrity parents also have a divided stance on the hot-button topic, with several of them speaking out against any form of physical discipline.