I remember the occasional spanking at home, not any big deal, no abuse or anything. To the lady in Publix who said my crying toddler deserved a spanking. Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Her Decision to Spank Her Children But Tamera Does. A Calm Mom or Dad Don't spank in anger. One mother told me that when I was fifteen, she'd be spanking me on the Go talk about child discipline and methods for parents to consider.