Archive for the ‘raising children’ Category

We are born innocent

July 24, 2010

And there ain’t no one to buy our innocence
’cause we are born innocent
Believe me adia, we are still innocent

Sarah McLachlan – Adia

So tell me Sarah, who teaches one year olds to be naughty?

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The way to stop violence in America is to stop spanking children

November 15, 2009

The way to stop violence in America is to stop spanking children. Parental spanking promotes the thesis that violence against others is acceptable. Spanking is the first half-inch on the yardstick of violence. It’s followed by hitting and ultimately by rape, murder and assassination. The modeling behavior that occurs at home sets the stage. ‘I will resort to violence when I don’t know what else to do.

Psychologist Dr. John Valusek, in Dr James Dobson, Raising Children, Kingsway, 1987, p.149

Really?!