View Poll Results: Do you use smacking as a discipline method?

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    No, I don't think it works. There is always an alternative. I worked 10 years in child care and cc workers manage to never hit children despite all sorts of scenarios.

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    No.

    I don't believe in humiliation as a form of discipline, so pain and fear is definitely against my parenting beliefs.
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    Goodness, absolutely not!

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    Yes, though very rarely.

    My parents raised their 3 kids very well and it included the occasional smack when it was warranted so I'm not opposed to a disciplinary smack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    No, I don't think it works. There is always an alternative. I worked 10 years in child care and cc workers manage to never hit children despite all sorts of scenarios.
    I have been in cc for over a decade, but still don't judge parents who choose to smack on occasion. Kids have a way of pushing buttons with parents that are simply not on anyone else. What I saw in the carpark was fine, and as cc workers we would not come across many scenarios parents do. We don't take kids into shops, or into busy carparks, but parents do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlissedOut View Post
    No.

    I don't believe in humiliation as a form of discipline, so pain and fear is definitely against my parenting beliefs.
    Well said.

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    On occassions

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    On occasion yes, which is why we started using 123 magic.


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    Quote Originally Posted by share a book View Post
    I have been in cc for over a decade, but still don't judge parents who choose to smack on occasion. Kids have a way of pushing buttons with parents that are simply not on anyone else. What I saw in the carpark was fine, and as cc workers we would not come across many scenarios parents do. We don't take kids into shops, or into busy carparks, but parents do.
    Nannies do, which is where i did most of my cc work. I don't judge parents who use it as a last resort either, i just know that it's possible to gain the skills to not have to resort to smacking. So I do judge parents who smack and don't try to find a better way.

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    No I do not smack. I use other methods which are equally unacceptable on bubhub like time out lol

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