dr martens oxblood boots Kelly Clarkson defends decision to spank her kids
(CBS4) Kelly Clarkson is facing criticism after she spoke candidly about spanking her 3 year old daughter when she misbehaves.
don mean hitting her hard, the American Idol winner said in a recent interview. mean just a spanking. explained that she warns 3 year old River Rose before spanking her and says it has been an effective deterrent.
like, I going to spank you on the bottom if you don stop right now, this is ridiculous, and honestly it really helped. She doesn do that kind of stuff as often. is also mom to 1 year old Remington.
Clarkson said her parents spanked her when she was growing up in Texas.
from the South, so we get spankings, she said. parents spanked me and I did fine in life. a well rounded individual with a lot of character, so I think it fine, Clarkson added.
A 2016 Gallop Poll shows that 62 percent of American parents approve of spanking
However, The American Academy of Pediatrics advises against spanking children or using physical punishments.
only teaches aggressive behavior, and becomes ineffective if used often, the AAP states. use appropriate time outs for young children. Discipline older children by temporarily removing favorite privileges, such as sports activities or playing with friends.