This little piggy…

Like a lot of little boys, my mother used a euphemism to refer to my penis when I was young. I was taught to call it my ‘… more

An explanation of spanking

I have two sons, Michael and Hadley, and as a mum I found that spankings were often the best cure for naughtiness. This sto… more

The fruits of disobedience

Growing up, I was certainly smacked but never beaten. To be fair, 99% of these punishments were fully justified – I was a l… more

Two views of childhood

This is an unusual contribution as it comes from two people, who we’ll call Liz and Ian. They both have very differmore

My mother’s sacrifices

My parents met when both were working in India for a well-known multi-national company – he was in marketing and she work… more

Living the RV life

When I was in my mid 20s, I became fascinated by the nomadic lifestyle of the RV (recreational) vehicle folks – I had this i… more

Game for a spanking

I read with interest a recent Maman story where someone speculated whether some mothers may well have enjoyed smacking … more

Southern values

When I was 23, I went to North Carolina for a short visit with my mom’s cousin Lois – and it was during this stay that I … more

Just like everyone else

I grew up in a traditional family, the second youngest six kids. I wouldn’t say my parents were quick to spank, but it was … more

The pastor’s advice

Sometimes, even the most well-intentioned and loving parents can doubt that they are raising their child properly wit… more

Four burning butts

My parents often travelled on business, and when that occurred, my Aunt Ruth came over and stayed with us.  At the time of … more

In defence of spanking

I am a spanking mom. I don’t spank often – it is a last resort. I think other forms of discipline can be very effectiv… more

Whipped in the schoolyard

When I was nine years old and in 4th grade, I gave my mother a serious scare one day which resulted in a humiliating public … more

The blood debt

I grew in the Bible Belt in the 70s and 80s, and back then spanking was simply a part of everyday life. It was the whole ̵… more

No match for discipline

This is a true story from my childhood in 1980s New Zealand. One day, when I was about eight years old, I decided to play wit… more

Bad sports get spanked

When my close friend Kenny and I were both 12 years old, we ended up one day both getting spanked by my mother. Kenny and I we… more

The last boy standing

I’m now in my 60s, and every week I help out with reading classes at my grandson’s primary school in the nort… more

Rump roast at the BBQ

Surprisingly, I wasn’t spanked at home as a kid. I say surprisingly, because we’re talking about the 1970… more

Brought up short

When I was in eighth grade, it was a popular thing for girls to try and get away with stretching the dress code a little. Ski… more

Smacked bottom cream

My mother suffered badly with arthritis from quite an early age, when my little brother and I were still quite young, and … more

Pride before a fall

Editor’s note: This account has been added to following further information from our original correspondent.more

Attracting a spanking

When I was 14, my best friend was Jordan, who was a year younger than me. He himself had two younger brothers, 11 and nine at … more

A timely spanking

When my husband left me for another woman, I was 31 years old with a son aged six. It was after this split that my previously … more

A different position

When I was a kid, my mom always spanked me the same way – bent over the couch, knees on floor and my pants and undies at my ankl… more

A sorry little boy

When my son Sam was 11 years old, he got himself into some trouble at school. Sam earned a half-hour of after-school deten… more

Spankings in the family

I come from a large family, where the primary punishment for more serious misbehaviour was to be spanked, and spanked ve… more

Wet panties in church

I’m a mother of two and I do spank – and I was frequently spanked myself while growing up. One of the worst, and most e… more

A knock on the door

When I was in my first year in college, I moved into an apartment complex where most of the residents were a great deal olde… more

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