Spanking: Some parents swear by it, some swear never to do it. Which side of the fence are you on?Here you'll gain perspective from both sides about this touchy subject.

The Great Spanking Debate

Despite all the warnings and criticism, four out of five parents still spank their kids. Many experts believe the negative consequences outweigh any behavior benefits. Who's right?

Alternatives to Spanking

A pediatrician explains why spanking doesn't work.

7 Ways to Stop Yourself From Spanking

Research shows that spanking may lead to aggression, antisocial behavior, and mental-health problems for children. Use these no-spank alternatives to get a handle on your child's behavior.

Discipline Without Spanking

The next time you feel the urge to spank, take a deep breath instead and consider what you want your child to learn.

Spanking: Which Side of the Fence Are You On?

Stay up-to-date on this on-going discipline debate

The Spanking Debate

Four families weigh in on the subject of spanking.

Using Positive Reinforcement

Using positive reinforcement is a great way to teach your children good behavior. Watch this video for examples of how to use this discipline strategy.

Whoa: France Just Made Spanking Illegal

Thanks to a new law, corporal punishment is illegal across the entire country.

How Celebs Discipline Their Kids

Celebrity moms Cate Blanchett, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kirstie Alley, Victoria Beckham, Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Obama & Jessica Alba open up about how they discipline their children. Can you relate?

Toddler Discipline Tips

Disciplining a toddler can be a challenge for many parents. Here are the best discipline tips for toddlers and some techniques you should avoid.

This Should End the Debate About Spanking Kids Forever

A new, large study looks at the negative effects, both short-term and long-term, of spanking children.

You Won't Believe How Many Kids Are Still Paddled in Alabama Public Schools

New data reveals that a frightening number of kids are being hit by educators in this Southern state. And guess what? This form of punishment is totally legal!

Good News: Spanking Is on the Decline

A new study finds less parents are spanking children.

Spanking Is Linked to Dating Violence Later in Life, According to a New Study

Kids who are disciplined with spanking are more likely to be violent toward dating partners, says a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics.