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Synonyms for spanking

Synonyms for spanking

the act of slapping on the buttocks

quick and energetic

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Spanking is one of the most common forms of child discipline or an act of slapping used by parents worldwide.
Spanking increases aggression in young children and may cause harm to the child by affecting normal brain development.
An Oklahoma principal faces felony charges after he allegedly used unreasonable force while spanking two elementary school students as a form of punishment, leaving both with bruises.
FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Most pediatricians in the United States do not support spanking children and are aware of evidence that spanking increases the risk of poor health outcomes in children, according to a study published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.
A military commander said violators of election laws in the province would be subjected to spanking with the use of wooden paddles.
Attitudes and practices regarding physical punishment and its most common form, spanking with an open hand, have dramatically changed around the world.
[USA], Nov 17 (ANI): Parents, you may want to avoid spanking your kids, suggests a recent study.
Bloom County: Brand Spanking New Day is a new compilation of Bloom County comic strips, brimming with over-the-top craziness and outright absurdity.
What Do Healthcare Professionals Say About Spanking?
Spanking children, or corporal punishment, has been an issue of debate for many years.
CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Friday suggested Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner, should get a "spanking" for her response to the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks.
Fifty percent (N = 38) of the mothers in the sample reported spanking or hitting.
Even before the Adrian Peterson case ignited a national debate about spanking, I've noticed many folks of late defending the practice on the grounds that today's no-good kids don't respect authority, apparently because they never endured a good whippin' like we did.
There are some real facts that can help you address the parents' reasons for spanking. The first "fact" that pediatricians often pull out is that "hitting the child does not work." Wrong.
Defending, Andrew Green said Jones' wife had sent him a text two days before the offence which indicated she was willing to engage in adventurous sexual behaviour including spanking.