A SEX cult survivor has bravely revealed how kids was encouraged to spend "alone time" with "uncles" and beaten in a spanking room in the notorious Children Of God sect. Dawn Watson, 29, grew up in the cult — now known as Family International — but managed to escape when she was Her journey to recovery has been long and plagued by painful memories.
My husband and I are teaching our kids to be kind, and gracious, and loving. This will come as no surprise if you follow me on instagram. This started—not coincidentally—when the weather warmed up.
So, what is Taiwan like? First impressions are good, but mixed. Everything is a lot more confusing than in my long-held dreams of the Orient.
The word discipline means to impart knowledge and skill — to teach. However, it is often equated with punishment and control. There is a great deal of controversy about the appropriate ways to discipline children, and parents are often confused about effective ways to set limits and instill self-control in their child.
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It questions how violence in society can be attributed to spanking when there was more spanking in the past, but less violence than now: "Even without a PhD in sociology, the average person, using his common sense, should be suspicious of studies that claim spanking increases societal violence". The author also pulls to bits the methodology of much "research" purporting to show that spanking is harmful. Well worth downloading and reading in full.
I'm sitting in the private basement dining room of a steak restaurant off the Edgware Road. It is an old mate's 40th birthday and as usual men only, maybe twenty of us, hunkered down in January over red meat and red wine, talking bollocks. He's a player, the birthday boy.
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Children repeat what they see. I was spanked often as a young child, but as a parent, I refuse to spank my kids. I automatically assumed that I would spank my kids because my parents spanked me.