Originally Posted by Nuggets
If my kids need discipline in school I have no problem with somebody of authority taking a paddle to their butts. However, if somebody ever hits them anywhere else (slap, punch, etc.), I will be forced to punish the offender in the exact same way they punished my kid. I'm all about discipline but not about abuse.
Paddle will embarrass the kid more than do any real damage ( had it done to me several times). But if a teacher hit one of my kids in the chest or over the head with a ream of papers I would have to hurt the teacher.