1. Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

    "Spare the rod and spoil the child" the saying goes. With origins in the Bible (Proverbs 13:24) but with more secular meaning today it has come to embody the idea that corporal punishment may be necessary to correct childish behavior and to instill and enforce values in a child. The most common form of corporal punishment is spanking; more dramatic forms of corporal punishment may be the use of a …Read More