It's not easy to discipline your big kid. Our tips and advice can help you handle temper tantrums, set healthy limits, manage power struggles, and discipline with love. Keep the peace, and change both of your behavior for the better.
When it comes to disciplining someone else's child you don't want to offend the kid's parents, but if his behavior is dangerous or harmful you can't simply ignore it either. "It's not intruding on another parent's turf when you're protecting your own child," says Michele Borba, EdD, a Parents advisor and author of No More Misbehavin': 38 Difficult Behaviors and How to Stop Them. Still, the right response depends on the circumstances -- we'll tell you how to respond here.
Every week, Jo Frost, a former professional nanny and the star of SUPERNANNY, tames unruly kids and administers discipline advice to parents. Here, the international TV and bookselling phenomenon explains how she does it.