Slippered twice in a day

I was nine years old, and for the second time in about a month, I hadn’t done my homework. Even now as we sat down in cl… more

Showing off the damage

When I was 10 years old, I began attending a girls’ school in the west of Ireland which, like many at the time, was ru… more

The cane and the tissues

Although I now live in London, I was actually born in Hong Kong and raised there during the 1980s. My parents, who are both … more

A real hit single

It was the autumn of 1972, and as you will see, I have no problem remembering or confirming the date.

That summer I had turn… more

Tables turned on tease

My mother died very suddenly when my younger sister and I were quite young (I was six and my little sister Pamela was barel… more

My dad’s slipper

Spankings began quite early for me – I have a vivid memory of being barely three and being taken upstairs by my father for a … more

Over the maid’s knee

When I was a little boy, we had a black maid called Ella, who was ‘the help’ around our house. Even back then (… more

The naughty box (audio)

Eamon recalls the box of spanking implements his mother kept for himself and his sister, and describes their use when th… more

For the record

This is the story of the last proper spanking I got as a girl – I was 12 years old and this was in the early 1970s. I should expl… more

My first – and only

It might sound a bit arrogant to say this, but I was generally a very well-behaved child. Of course, I could be naughty lik… more

The litterbug

Those of you who grew up in the UK during the 70s and 80s will almost certainly remember the Keep Britain Tidy campaign, al… more

The Naughty Box

Kids today don’t know they’re born – I grew up in Ireland during the 1970s, when no mother had any trouble in … more

The tropical fish

We had some very good family friends who we visited quite often at their home in Yorkshire – they had children of roughly t… more

The cane for a cheat

When I was nine years old, I was sent to a preparatory school in the north west of England. It was impressed upon me by my par… more

Family discipline on TV

I’ve enjoyed reading many accounts of corporal punishment on your website, but I don’t think many of your … more

Starting again

I am a child of the 60s, and so not surprisingly when I was a naughty little boy, my mother had little compunction about bar… more

Watching mummy do it

As a boy, I was frequently spanked by my mum, and I grew up through puberty gradually but inexorably sexualising the act o… more

Smack time (audio)

Eric recalls how his wife ruled the roost not with a rod of iron, but a spoon of wood, resulting in many memorable spanking… more

All because of a smacking

By the time I was 12, my reputation as the family tomboy was pretty much established. I rarely played with other girls, ne… more

A lesson in caning

I started using the cane on my son’s bottom when he was 10 years old. Up until about seven, I had merely given him a fe… more

Spankings in class

During the late 60s/early 70s, I worked as an early years classroom teacher in both kindergarten and first grade in scho… more

First time obedience

When I went to college, I found it difficult to find somewhere to live that was both close to the campus and affordable, an… more

Mothers Talking: Alma

Alma is a mother of three and grandmother to four. She comes from a large and loving Jewish family with its roots in the citmore

Introducing the slipper

I don’t know why exactly, but until the age of six I was a stranger to corporal punishment. I think I may have had the … more

Paddled at Mrs Freeman’s

I’ve always had something of a big mouth, and it has got me into trouble many times in my life, but never more memora… more

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