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Kelly Clarkson confesses she resorts to spanking her kids when they misbehave

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Spanking as a method of disciplining children has sparked debate, with The American Academy of Pediatrics deeming it both ineffective and potentially damaging. Despite this, some parents continue to advocate for its use.

Kelly Clarkson, a mother of two – River Rose, aged 8, and Remy, aged 6 – openly supports the practice. In a radio interview, she shared her belief in the effectiveness of mild spanking as a form of discipline, emphasizing that it’s not about causing harm but rather enforcing discipline.

 

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Clarkson, raised in Texas, views spanking as a normal part of her upbringing and believes it has not affected her negatively. She recounted how her own mother would authorize the school principal to administer spankings if necessary, asserting that this form of discipline contributed to her becoming a well-adjusted individual with strong character.

As a renowned figure in the entertainment industry, recently honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Clarkson acknowledges the controversy surrounding her parenting style, especially in public settings.

 

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She admits to finding it challenging to discipline her children in public due to potential judgment from onlookers. Nonetheless, she remains firm in her belief, explaining that a clear warning precedes any act of discipline, which she finds effective in curbing undesirable behavior.

The conversation around the appropriateness of spanking continues, with varying opinions on its use as a disciplinary measure. What are your thoughts on Clarkson’s approach to parenting?

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