Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Is Shouting the New Spanking?

In the October 21, 2009 New York Times, Hilary Stout writes:

Many in today’s pregnancy-flaunting, soccer-cheering, organic-snack-proffering generation of parents would never spank their children. We congratulate our toddlers for blowing their nose (“Good job!”), we friend our teenagers (literally and virtually), we spend hours teaching our elementary-school offspring how to understand their feelings. But, incongruously and with regularity, this is a generation that yells.

What do you think? Is shouting the new spanking? Read the entire article here.

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