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Spanking in public

If you spank at home, how do you handle it when your kids act up in public?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:01 PM on Oct. 27, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I spanked them in public. If they were brave enough to try to embarrass me in public with their behavior, I was brave enough to embarrass them taking care of it. I, of course, tried to get them to behave first with the "talk". If that didn't work, then I swatted their butts. Only once did I have someone tell me it was wrong. I offered her my son and told her to raise him. She declined.


    Answer by jesse123456 at 8:06 PM on Oct. 27, 2009

  • If you spank at home spank in public one good spankin in public and they wont try you again.

    Answer by Mrs.Oriaku at 8:06 PM on Oct. 27, 2009

  • *eyeroll*

    Answer by Tashwitz at 8:14 PM on Oct. 27, 2009

  • We have the same rules in public as we do at home, time out and if i have to I will spank, but time out is public is some much worse so it is really effective on mine. Plus when they are good I rarley get them a little something to encourage the good behavior.


    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 8:40 PM on Oct. 27, 2009

  • You really want your kids to think that hitting solves problems?

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:44 AM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Depends on the situation.
    I might pop their hand if they are grabbing things off shelves that they've been told not to touch. I may just scold them.
    If its really bad then I might swat their bums once but that probably would be rare cuz the other things tend to work.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 12:03 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • I spank no matter where we are.

    Answer by lstrickland at 3:11 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • :( I hate to see people hit children. It literally makes me cry.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:57 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

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