Mom Charged With Domestic Assault for Spanking her 6 Year-Old Daughter

Nov 15, 2016 at 1:31 pm |

Should this be something parents should decide themselves?

Do you spank your children? While some parents think it is okay to spank their children as a form of discipline, research shows spanking has negative effects on children.

Two decades of research on the long-term effects of physical punishment in children concludes that spanking doesn’t work, and can actually wreak havoc on kids’ long-term development.

One mom believes spanking is a good way to discipline her child and well, the courts stepped in.

tired or bored little girl sitting on a bench in a park

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A mother said she was disciplining her daughter and the courts stepped in and charged her with domestic assault.

Do you think spanking is OK or wrong?