Some developmentalists question whether spanking is an appropriate method of discipline. Do you believe parents should spank their young children?

Some developmentalists question whether spanking is an appropriate method of discipline.

  1. Do you believe parents should spank their young children? Why or why not?
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of spanking young children?
  3. What is one alternative method of discipline that could be as, or perhaps even more effective than spanking?