According to a study in the forthcoming issue of Pediatrics, 3-year-olds who are spanked more frequently are more likely to bully and hit at age 5. What do you think?

"Okay, but how about checking out the data on them still stealing ice-cream sandwiches at age 5? Not doing that anymore, are they?"

Nancy Stone • Systems Analyst


"I teach my preschooler cutting verbal put-downs instead. She's perfected 'Your mommy buys all your clothes from the clearance rack at Gymboree,' and made up the 'Pee drinker!' apple-juice taunt all by herself."

Dan Martini • Code and Test Clerk

"Thanks! That reminds me—I forgot to take my birth control."

Jon Graham • Pastry Delivery Driver


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