Jul 30, - He talked to me about what I did, why it was wrong, and gave me a swat to help me . In relation to parenting, no, do not spank - ever and here is why. Spanking How was your spanking routine in your childhood by parents? Nov 23, - No, you may not spank me. It was a lovely, sunny Friday afternoon in a coffee shop in Hayes Valley as I prepared for my next meeting. As I got.