Study: Fewer parents spanking their children

Spanking

A new study is shedding light on how parents are disciplining their children.

According to the Journal of Pediatrics, some parents are moving away from physical discipline.

Researchers reviewed four national studies of Kindergarten-age children between 1988 through 2011.

The study showed more low-income parents than high-income parents still believe spanking is the best way to control unwanted behavior.

Both types of parents are also using time-outs as a way to discourage bad behaviors.

What do you think? Do you think it is a good form of discipline to spank your child when they act out?

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