Discipline Debate

July 2, 2003

We're going straight to the hard question " to spank or not to spank? And, most importantly, what is a viable alternative to physical punishment?

 


To Spank or Not to Spank?
Nickie and Brent say spanking seems to be the only way to get through to their 3-year-old, whom they call "a holy terror." He doesn't listen, chases other children around and has even run through the house with a barbecue fork!

 

 

 

Is spanking the best way to parent?

  


 
When Parents Disagree
Randie and Fenton argue so much about how to treat their kids when they misbehave, it's causing problems in their marriage.

 

 

 

 

What to do when you disagree on discipline.

 


 
Dr. Phil's Advice
Do you need alternatives on how to reach your children? Are you at the end of your rope?

 

 

 

 

Dr. Phil offers five steps to disciplining your kids.