I was smacked
as a child and remember feeling scared.
It's lazy parenting Kamil Martinez: Of course they do back in my days when i used to be naughty or rude my mum used to beat me up with her slipper her belt her hand and that used to hurt nowadays these kids are so rude and bad and they let them get away with it I agree they should Sarah Spencer: I was smacked
when I was younger and it did not improve my behaviour especially as a teenager.
And for a child, who is much smaller than the parent, it is quite a frightening experience to be smacked
The Study: In this retrospective study, the parents of Scottish children were asked if they ever smacked
their child by age 22 months.
Infant macaques smacked
their lips slowly and with an inconsistent rhythm, similar to the documented pace of babbling in human infants.
The child gets used to being smacked
and gets numb to it after a while.
When I was younger my parents were very strict and smacked
me - Kevin Sheldon, 56, a retired coach driver from Thorntree I'm not against parents smacking a child if they're not causing damage.
I can say same for the children of friends who were also smacked
. I am not talking about lashing out every time a child does wrong.
POLICE were called in when a 17-month-old baby boy was left with bruising after being smacked
Prof Christian Pfeif fer claims youngsters who are smacked
are four times more likely to become repeat offenders than those not smacked
Around two-thirds (65%)said they felt concern for children they saw being smacked
in public, while 51% said seeing such an incident would make them upset.
The victim's 14-year-old sister said: "The lady grabbedmy little sister and smacked