I guess I should say right off that I have always been interested in religion, practices, rituals, etc. I once thought of doing a graduate degree at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, and a few weekends back really wanted my family to attend the funeral of my friend with me, not just for support of the family but to act as a "cultural anthropologist" and experience the ritual. That said the question in the title popped into my mind after reading two articles on the Duggar's this week. Having been a homeschooler this didn't surprise me. Right wing Christian homeschoolers are big with "spare the rod, spoil the child. The ad shocked Lawrence, a Lutheran who home-schools her children and opposes corporal punishment.
19 Kids And All Spanked? The Duggar Family's Discipline Methods Raise Questions
Police Report Reveals the Duggar Discipline Method: "They Have a Rod"
By Chris Spargo For Dailymail. A new report claims that last week's unsealed police report that revealed the molestation of minors by Josh Duggar also exposed the fact that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar use a 'rod' to 'spank' their children. Radar Online is reporting that one of the unnamed minors police spoke to in their investigation made this accusation when they said 'mother and dad spank' followed by 'they have a rod. According to the site, this individual is telling 'investigators about alleged abuse by Jim Bob and Michelle. Scroll down for video. According to a new report, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar use a 'road to spank their kids' Above with 19 kids.
Everything You Need to Know About the Duggar Family’s Discipline Methods
Uh-oh, are the Duggars abusing their " 19 Kids and Counting? A photo showed toddlers of Jessa Seewald and Josh Duggar being "harshly punished. Are they using dangerous punitive measures "To Train Up a Child? The offending image was posted on the Duggar Facebook page probably by Michelle Duggar who it's assumed handles social media. Michelle or maybe Jim Bob Duggar tagged it "Train them young", referencing the Bible injunction to "train a child in the way he should go and he will not depart from it.
While the Duggar family may be best known for their faith and strict rules about romantic relationships, the clan has also made headlines for their questionable parenting styles. On several occasions, the Duggar tykes have been seen riding their bikes without wearing helmets, and in , Josh and Anna Duggar took a photo in which two of their young kids were touching a soldier's gun. Though raising 19 children can't be easy, matriarch Michelle tries her best to stay clam when it comes to discipline. When we learn how to praise good character in our children, it builds good character. The positive reinforcement is what builds up their self-worth," she shared.