Why Does Kelly Clarkson Support Spanking?

Kelly Clarkson's advocacy of spanking made a huge splash during its time. While her Instagram is lathered in photos of happy family life, I doubt her reality is as sweet. Here is why.

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Parents fight with their children. Often

How To Build Connection With Your Kids

Your relationship with your children is as important as your relationship with your spouse. A strong bond is what allows you to connect when troubles arise within your family or in your child's life and find good solutions. All that comes with connection.

Respect Goes Both Ways

We hear about children respecting their parents and we hear about what happens to them when they do not; children can be sent to their rooms, spanked, grounded, or scolded. But what about PARENTS respecting their CHILDREN?

Edward Said

"Is it true you do not spank me because I am blind?" Father said nothing. Only his breathing sounded as Miles' heart sank. It was true, after all. It was not love; it was because he was blind. Disabled. Different. 

What Is Spanking?

Pain and, more importantly, fear is a bad teacher and a bad master, yet many children live under it today because their parents chose to use physical punishment to discipline.

The Barn

Virgin vaguely recalled exchanging a rake for his fishing pole. Pa folded his arms as Virgin's shoulders slumped.

Alone At Edgware Estate

The nursery fell quiet as the children stopped playing to listen to his answer. Miles looked in the direction of the governess's voice. "I want my mother." He felt strangely alone in this unfamiliar manor like a ship without an anchor drifting at the mercy of the tide.

Little Boy Blind

Father picked him up, turned him over his knee, and Miles began to wonder as he wriggled, wanting to sit up but held down by Father's arm. He felt an impeding sense of dread but could not see through his sightless eyes to read Father's face. 

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