The saying "spare the rod, spoil the child" is well-known. It means that children need to be punished for any wrong doing. Some people take it too far and think that it means they should hit their children whenever it is decided they are bad. However, children should not be abused. The saying means that...
Proponents of spanking quote the adage, "Spare the rod and spoil the child," as though it were actually scripture from the Bible. In truth, it is not.
The adage is an adaptation from six verses from King Solomon's book of Proverbs:
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth...
They are grabbed firmly by the arm, yelled at and spanked repeatedly. Strictly abiding by the old adage that goes “Spare the rod, spoil the child”, many parents believe in physically punishing their children should they stray or misbehave. Is this really necessary? Personally, I disagree that physical...
“Spare the rod spoil the child” Corporal punishment shapes character.
Many people might say getting chastised never hurt anyone. However, some others might disagree with that statement, because some parent may overdo it and it turns to child abuse. So other alternatives were put into place of it such...
Spoil the child
Spoil the child is a short story written by Howard Fast in 1991 and is taking place on the American prairie. In our story we follow a family of four, father, mother, daughter and a younger son. The father went hunting in the morning, and when he does not come back in time, and they...
Apply the Rod or Spoil the Child It is the natural scheme of life. Human beings produce children and thus are classified as parents. It is and has always been the parent's job to raise and nurture the child, to teach it right from wrong, and to protect it from the harshness of the surrounding environment...
15 November, 2010
Spare the Rod or Spoil the Child?
In a world where children are raised in a non-traditional fashion, physical discipline is a mere distant memory. Corporal punishment has been one of the oldest methods...
opposition claimed that the youngest child will be treated more leniently than the others. Now, is this an advantage? By being treated too leniently, the child might think that his misbehavior is perfectly acceptable. Ever heard of the expression "Spare the rod and spoil the child"? It is true. Without strict...
Topic: “Spare the rod, spoil the child”.
As we know, children are our hope in the future of each country. They should have a good care and training. The way we choose to teach them is very important. In my opinion, using violent punishment is not a totally good way to educate children. The more spanking...
7. The English proverb ‘_______ the rod and spoil the child’ means that if you deep from punishing the child, you will spoil its character.
8. The _______ was only sentenced to pay a fine of $10,000.
To Spare the Rod:
Reflections of Corporal Punishment
Benjamin Franklin was of a wise man, who expressed many unique aphorisms in Poor Richard’s Almanack. They related to his different outlook on life, and one of his aphorisms read: “Spare the rod and spoil the child.” I strongly...
schools today. Some parents feel that the punishment’s implemented too harsh, and others feel that it should be the job of the parents to educate the child. According to one article I have found from the internet, it says that “Corporal punishment has no place in education” (http://privateschool.about.com/cs/forteachers/a/beating...
time with their kids. She describes it as children who are “regularly fed and watered but without moral guidance.” This style of parenting teaches the child how to be more independent in life and also teaches him or her to take up responsibility. The “leave them alone” theory or “benign neglect” as it is...
AN ISSUE OF LOCAL CONCERN – PARENT CHILD RELATIONSHIP
In life, it is a reality that we become what we have been involved with and taught since we were born. The environment we live is crucial to the way our way of thinking will develop, and therefore, it will have a great impact on our actions and...
goose never lays a tame egg.
▪ Money makes the mare go.
▪ Man proposes, God disposes.
▪ More haste, less speed.
▪ Spare the rod and spoil the child.
▪ Easier said than done.
▪ Grasp all, lose all.
▪ Action speaks louder than words.
▪ Waste not, want not.
GOALS OF EFFECTIVE DISCIPLINE
Discipline is the structure that helps the child fit into the real world happily and effectively. It is the foundation for the development of the child’s own self-discipline. Effective and positive discipline is about teaching...
morals existed next to a class system that imposed harsh living conditions on many people. Dignity and restraint were contrasted to prostitution and child labor. This rapid transformation had a huge impact on the country's mood. The age began with confidence and optimism, which lead to an economic boom...
I am pretty sure many-a-minds would’ve repeated that age long phrase that “when you spare the rod, you spoil the child”.
I was really enjoying service last Sunday, because my pastor I must admit is good at what he was called to do- crack jokes and preach the word of God. He shared a story about his...
8 Reasons to Spank Your Child
This article is extremely interesting, to me. It was written by a woman named LaShaun Williams. She is a very intellectual and popular writer for Madame Noire. Spanking is a highly debated subject all over the world, especially here in the United States...
Spoil the Child
1. Look in the book.
2. They are out on the prairie, and are moving west, as the dad has an itch in his feet. The boy says it himself, as he says, He guesses he is just like his dad with an itch his feet having to move west all the time.
3. Dave’s dad is a man who has...
spanking is sometimes interchanged with the term corporal punishment. It means hitting, open handed, without lasting injury, to modify bad behavior of a child (Gershoff, 2010). There are different attitudes regarding spanking between races and cultures. Black parents accept spanking and consider it more...
Ms. Mary Lanier
21 April 2011
Child Abuse and the Justice System
Child abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Three million cases of child abuse were reported in 2009. One of those cases was my niece Leah. Leah endured mental and physical abuse for the first...
Don"t put all your eggs in one basket
Don"t put the cart before the horse
Don"t put new wine into old bottles
Don"t rock the boat
Don"t spoil the ship for a ha"porth of tar
Don"t throw pearls to swine
Don"t teach your Grandma to suck eggs
Don"t throw the baby out with the bath water
There is no doubt that the events that occur in a child's early years have an important effect on their emotional development and future behavior. From the beginning of time children have been disciplined and punished for misbehaving, not listening to directions, or disobeying rules...
underdeveloped of trust and closeness between adult and child. Children will pull back within themselves instead of sharing their feeling or emotions with people around them.
Supporters of corporal punishment think that spare the rod and spoil the child and they need to punish children so that children...
In this article “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Parenting”, written by Leonard Pitts, Jr. is based upon what is considered corporal punishment; what’s right and what’s gone too far. Leonard expresses the idea that without punishment towards children, they can develop into untamable brats. Using his humorous...
own safety in the face of dangers … was the process of a rational mind."
Until all the teachers are prepared with a rational mind, ``Spare the rod and spoil the child" will persist as part of the process in its importance in educating our children....
sufficient young men who had self- esteem and character. He also believed in spare the rod, spoil the child. That is one of his beliefs I didn’t particularly care for. More so than the rod, my grandfather believed that a child whom has good self-esteem will grow to be a producer in life. He would instill...
old adage “spare the rod, spoil the child” has been applied to many households in the past, but in truth, parenting methods and child rearing practices are as widely varied as are the cultures of the world. Politics, religion, family, and other environmental factors influence the way a child is raised...
“Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child: The Debate On Corporal Punishment”
Many people have witnessed a misbehaved child in a public area and thought to themselves, “That child needs some discipline.” However, the type of discipline and the severity of its implementation is something that...