My mother gave me a few smacks
, doesn't make her bad mother
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Studies from various institutions have shown that smacking is usually an ineffective form of behaviour correction, that parents who smack
their children are far more likely to resort to harsher forms of punishment, and that smacking may cause children to suffer from developmental difficulties.
Current legislation, enforced under The Children Act of 2004, says parents are allowed to smack
their offspring without causing the "reddening of the skin".
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I think a more affective method of punishment is to deprive children of the things that they like, such as, television for a night, than it is to smack
And the law was too often used as a legal defence to excuse violent behaviour that went far beyond a smack
I've observed that it is parents who don't smack
whose children smack
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While some countries have changed the law and others have just had campaigns to encourage parents not to smack
, those that have done both have seen the biggest reduction in smacking, she said.
Smacking is a grey area, some parents physically abuse their kids, and others give a mild smack
to scare them into not repeating their unruly behaviour.
WE asked: Should parents be allowed to smack
Personally, I don't smack
my kids, not because I'm against it per se but because it simply never worked.
Current rules make it illegal for a parent to smack
a child if it leaves a bruise, but permit a lighter smack
or "reasonable chastisement".
He told MPs: "Whilst many parents say they will not smack
, a majority of parents say that smacking should not be banned outright.