Sara works in the areas of juvenile law and child welfare, and we are delighted to welcome her to the blog. Last Tuesday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson pled no contest to misdemeanor reckless assault after being charged in September with felony child abuse for disciplining his 4 year old son with a switch. Nike terminated his contract on Tuesday, and his future with the NFL remains uncertain.
No matter where they live in the world, university students who were spanked as children are more likely to engage in criminal behavior, according to new research by Murray Straus, co-director of University of New Hampshire Family Research Lab. Even young adults whose parents were generally loving and helpful as they were growing up showed higher rates of criminal behavior. These results are consistent with a large number of high quality peer-reviewed studies," Straus said.
Join David Pierson in celebrating his 65th birthday! Proceed here. Are you into girls in uniform receiving corporal punishments? Two beautiful Flight Attendants - Helen Stephens and newcomer Jessica Taylor - receive the spanking they clearly deserve, administered by strict female top Ophelia de Havilland, for stealing and falsifying accounts at the airline's expense.
In a recent post on motherhood uncensoredsome startling statistics on spanking from the 90s were cited. BTW, the author was not pro-spanking. She re-told an uncomfortable tale which made me wonder, are we obligated to step in when a parent is losing it on their child?
My daughter and I were recently having a standoff. I wanted to change her diaper and she wanted to play with her toys. I asked her politely to come get her diaper changed.
This result, he said, held up even when contributing factors such as sex, age, parental education, ethnicity and childhood abuse were controlled. The result was no surprise to Dr. Bob Sege, a spokesman for the American Academy of Pediatricians who specializes in the prevention of childhood violence.
CNN Parents who believe in "spare the rod, spoil the child" might be setting their children up to become violent toward future partners, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Pediatrics. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: A history of spanking.
From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults. And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success. Your social skills as a kindergartner can determine if you go to college or get a job.