I am now 60 years old, a man who grew up in a time when parental spanking was usually in my country, Croatia. I remember a lot of my punishments were delivered by my strict mom. Dad did not spank me at all. Mom spanked me always on the bare bottom or on my legs and the palms of my hands. She used many implements; wooden ruler, wooden spoon,, belt and switch. It was forbidden to cry, to move, to cover my bottom with my hands, etc. Before spanking, she lectured me a lot, and after spanking came standing in