Discipline

Time-Out: When It Doesn't Seem To Be Working

Time-Out: When It Doesn't Seem To Be Working

Some parents become discouraged with time-out. Their child repeats misbehavior immediately after release from time-out. Some children refuse to go to time-out or won't stay there. None of these examples means that time-out should be abandoned.(Continue Reading...)

Time Out Technique

Time Out Technique

Time-out consists of immediately isolating a child in a boring place for a few minutes whenever she misbehaves. Time-out is also called quiet time, thinking time, or cooling-off time. Time-out has the advantage of providing a cooling-off period to allow both child and parent to calm down and regain (Continue Reading...)

Stubborn Toddler

Stubborn Toddler

Negativism is a normal phase most children go through between 18 months and 3 years of age. It begins when children discover they have the power to refuse other people's requests. They respond negatively to many requests, including pleasant ones.(Continue Reading...)

Discipline Issues

Discipline Issues

The first goal of discipline is to protect your child from danger. Another important goal is to teach your child an understanding of right from wrong. Reasonable limit setting keeps us from raising a "spoiled" child.(Continue Reading...)