While spanking may appear to make the child afraid to repeat the misbehavior, it is more likely to make the child fear the spanker. Surveys generally report about 70 percent of parents supporting its use. In an apparently staged performance whose date is unknown, a teacher "strikes" a child over her knee while the rest of the class grimaces. Adults often remember with crystal clarity times they were paddled or spanked as children. Still, some parents and experts continue to believe that any spanking is not only humiliating but harmful for children. Cobble's son had told a teacher about the incident.
He had lost his previous sparkle.
According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Bonner was characterized as a monster who enjoyed burning Protestants at the stake during the reign of the Roman Catholic Queen Mary I, who was known as "Bloody Mary. The movement even has its own Dr. I vividly remember the willow branch scenes. Studies show that even a few instances of being hit as children are associated with more depressive symptoms as adults. Surveys generally report about 70 percent of parents supporting its use. Parents stress the need to draw a line between a light swat on the backside and physical abuse, and many say they are careful not to hit hard or often. The more children are hit, the more likely they are to hit others including peers and siblings and, as adults, they are more likely to hit their spouses.