Corporal punishment (hitting, slapping, spanking) can result in a number of personal tragedies, such as children becoming abusers themselves, or even worse, death. Help prevent corporal punishment among children by opting for one of these eight examples of discipline that don't involve getting physical.
Kerby T. Alvy, Ph.D.
Kerby T. Alvy, Ph.D. is child psychologist and executive director of the Center for the Improvement of Child Caring. More info and his most recent book, The Soulful Parent: Raising Healthy, Happy and Successful African American Children, are available on http://ciccparenting.org.