Spanking is one of the most widely debated parenting topics. While most pediatricians and parenting experts don't recommend spanking,1 the vast majority of parents around the world admit to spanking their kids.
For many parents, spanking can feel like the fastest and most effective way to change a child's behaviour. And it often works in the short-term. But, studies show corporal punishment has long-term consequences for kids.
If you're looking for an alternative to spanking, here are eight ways to discipline your child without using physical punishment.