Is slapping a legitimate form of discipline?

Is slapping harmful? Are there better alternatives to slapping children?


Yes, slapping is a legitimate form of discipline

  1. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    It worked for us and our parents. Even Dr. Spock regrets saying we shouldn’t spank kids. However, you don’t have to beat the kid!


No, slapping is not an effective means of discipline

  1. Ali A [22] argued:
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    there are better non-violent ways to discipline

  2. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    It is childish and teaches people to hit to get your way.

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