At 37, I felt like a stranger in my own life. How had I wound up a disoriented divorcée panicking about ever having a child of my own? Where was the happy ending Disney promised me when I was a little girl? Why had I failed at forming a family – the adult achievement I valued above any other?
An article in today’s New York Times offers the latest scientific evidence that not only is spanking ineffective, it actually increases aggressive behavior in children.
Sometimes you just gotta dance, as poet Rumi reminds us.