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WHY SPANKING MY CHILD IS NOT FOR ME

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by Dagmar's Momsense

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An excerpt from a post by one of our favorite bloggers, Dagmar Bleasdale, the mom behind Dagmar's Momsense.

My son is turning three in a couple of weeks, and the terrible threes have definitely descended upon us....When it was time for his nap today, I had to chase him through the whole house again. He wasn't listening to me, and when I finally got him on his bed to change him, he kept thrashing around and then started kicking me.

That was it--I had had it. I can't claim that I "lost it," I knew what I was doing when I grabbed one of his flailing legs and gave him a slap on his butt cheek for the first time--one.

I wanted to get his attention. He stopped kicking immediately, looked at me with his large blue eyes, and started to cry.

"Mooommy!"

"Well, you just wouldn't stop," I said, justifying my action.

But not a second later I knew what I had done was wrong. I felt like the worst mother in the world.

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Dagmar is a mom, blogger, columnist, proofreader, editor, entrepreneur, and social media consultant who writes about motherhood, breastfeeding, attachment parenting, green and frugal living, decorating, blogging, and her love for Twitter and Nutella.



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