What is another word for smacking?

205 synonyms found


[ smˈakɪŋ], [ smˈakɪŋ], [ s_m_ˈa_k_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Smacking" in context?

Effective parenting relies upon consistent discipline, which can be delivered in a variety of ways. Although many parents resort to physical discipline out of fear or anger, an increasing number are opting for disciplines such as smacking that are both effective and without physical damage.

The rationale for smacking as a form of discipline is multifaceted. Smacking communicates to children that their behavior is unacceptable. It also reinforces good behavior by providing a tangible consequence for breaking rules. Additionally, smacking children sends a message that they are loved and valued.

However, smacking should not be used indiscriminately. It should only be used when children exhibit unacceptable behavior.

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