The coat room

When I was in second grade, I attended a school that allowed the students to be paddled. It was always done at the Principa… more

The school nurse

Some 50 years ago, when I was in the second grade, about the middle of the morning I had a mild tummy ache. I went and told the … more

Sobering up

My family always believed in corporal punishment but the most memorable punishment I ever received occurred at my Aunt … more

Skinned and slippered

In my junior school in the late 50s, corporal punishment was in use for various offences, by all the teachers, but the mos… more

The present

Unfortunately for me, my parents were not opposed to baring naughty bottoms, should the behaviour warrant it. They bel… more

Lying means a spanking

This happened when I was about 10 or11 years old. I had asked my mom if I could go out to play with my friend Thomas. She said &… more

Spanking the twins

At the age of 17, in the early 60s, I was frequently earning money as a babysitter.

There was one family which I doubt I will … more

That did it

It happened in school. And it changed my life entirely.

The teacher came into the class and she was furious. The exercise … more

Mom’s signature

Growing up in the 1960s, I was frequently over my mom’s lap getting the hairbrush on my bare bottom. When I was 12, I … more

Cheats chastised

In the 1970s, I attended a boys grammar school in the south-east of England. We had all the traditions of such schools – un… more

Cutting class

I was in 6th grade. The private school I went to in the late 50s believed in and practiced corporal punishment. It was what … more

Four legs – one bottom

When I was at school in Wellington, New Zealand, in the 1960s, the great shame for us boys was having other people see our u… more

Mum’s hard smackings

I was smacked quite regularly when a child. I can’t remember how old I was when I started getting spanked, but I don’t thin… more

How mum used to slipper

As a child of the 60s, it will come as no surprise to learn that my mother was a firm believer in smacking her children when t… more

Staying at Aunt Jenny’s

When I was about seven, my parents went on a trip to see my grandma in Glasgow (we lived in Leeds), so I was sent to my Aunt Jen… more

My cousin Danielle

My first interest in spanking started some 14 years ago now. I was 14 at the time, while my cousin Danielle was 15. My famil… more

Jane’s cane

It is now 50 years ago that I visited an aunt with my mother. On arrival, we were shown into the dining room and my aunt apolo… more

Sarah’s first time

Being raised in the 1970s, our mum was a big believer in ‘smacked bottoms’ (no-one I knew ever called them s… more


My most memorable and embarrassing spanking was when I was 11. My mom and step dad were going out to dinner at some fancy re… more

Potty training

My mom had to raise me on her own for the first few years of my life. Working two jobs was pretty rough on her and she hardly ha… more

Over Mrs Johnson’s knee

While I was spanked numerous times as a child, this one stands out as perhaps the most unusual incident.

I was 10 years old … more

Memories of the slipper

I was just approaching nine years old and had finished my second year at prep school. My brother had gone off to scout camp … more

Mrs Tranter

As a lad who grew up in the early 60s in Stoke-on-Trent, England, I was no stranger to the odd swipe across the face or backs… more

Crying before a smacking

When I was a child, I was a bit of a softy. If I was to be spanked, I would be in tears before the punishment was administered.… more

Colour my world

When I was about 10, we used to have one afternoon where our form teacher would read stories to us. We would all sit around h… more

In hot water

My parents were decent people who believed in children being raised in the proper manner. We were well loved and they gav… more

Seeing Simon

When I was 13, I became friends with another boy in my village who was two years younger. As was not uncommon at the time, we … more

Asking for a smacked bottom

In my day and age, if a child was naughty, the inevitable response from an adult was: “Somebody is asking for a smacked bot… more

Gentle reminder

Although it was long ago, I still remember my fourth grade teacher, Mrs Redman.

She was just out of college and the most be… more

Parents who care, cane

I’m now in my late 60s and the proud mum of two wonderful men with families of their own – and I put at least some of tha… more

Introduction to the cane

I was brought up in the 60s and 70s and at that time, parents generally were a good deal stricter with their kids than they a… more

Dirty children

Growing up in the 70s, my parents always gave a wonderful tanning to my brothers and sister but never me – I was almost alwa… more

Aunty Janet

We had an ‘aunty’ who was really a young work colleague of dad’s, whom our family befriended. We lov… more


I grew up in the 50s on a small Mediterranean island off the Italian mainland, where my father was “something in in… more

Smackings in class

I went to school in England in the early 1960s, at a time when corporal punishment was very common. I was beaten quite freq… more