Disciplining Children

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.

The One-Week Fix for Bad Behavior

My plan was to end my kids' whining, hitting, and tantrums in seven days. But first I had to change my own actions.

The Surprising Secret to Raising a Well-Behaved Kid

The key to smart discipline is simple: Teach your child how to control her own behavior so you don't have to.

9 Secrets of Confident Kids

Here are the most effective ways to help your child become happy, self-assured, and successful.

Can You Hear Me Now? 5 Ways to Get Your Child to Listen

If your kid is constantly ignoring you, we have ways to get her attention.

Why Toddlers Always Say "No!"

Suddenly, your child has opinions about everything. Find out why that's a good thing.

21 Mom-Tested Discipline Tricks

When it comes to fixing bad behavior, moms are the real experts. Read on for smart strategies that will put a stop to whining, tantrums, back talk, and more.

What to Do When Kids Curse

Your child's vocabulary is growing, but you can help keep it rated G. Use these expert tips to teach your kid appropriate words to use.

Downloadable Chore Charts

Organize your kids' household responsibilities with our free printable chore charts! These chore chart ideas for will get your kids into shape in no time.

Why Two-Minute Warnings Don't Work for Screen Time

A new study says giving a kids a warning before you turn off the TV or tablet actually makes it harder to end their screen time.

Dealing With Tantrums

Why do kids have tantrums? Here's a guide to understanding your munchkin's fits and how to deal with them at home and in public.

Dealing with Defiant Behavior

When your child is defiant, it can be hard to know what the consequences should be. Here are which punishments are appropriate and whether you should always enforce them.

Would You Have the Guts to Teach Your Kids This Tough Lesson in Manners?

'Jersey Belle' star and reality mom Jaime Primak Sullivan taught her kids a lesson in manners they won't soon forget!

Get Your Kids to Behave the First Time You Ask

If you're tired of repeating yourself without results, here's advice that actually works.

3 Golden Rules for Great Behavior

We cut to the chase and tell you what you really need to know to have a well-behaved kid.

How To Stop Saying No

You're as tired of the word as your kids are of hearing it. Follow a parenting expert's strategies for getting kids to behave by saying "yes" more often. Then sit back and enjoy the positive results.

Help for Hitting

Does your 1-year-old start swinging his fists at the first sign of frustration? Here's how to handle a little slugger.

Discipline Without Screaming

Sometimes it seems that the only way to get kids to listen is to shout. Learn to take it down a few decibels -- and enjoy better behavior in the process.

The First Time You Say "No" to Your Baby

Here's how one mom learned to discipline her infant.

When Time-Outs Don't Work

This old standby isn't effective for every kid. Here are seven other discipline tactics you can try.

How Experts Discipline Their Children

When you want to know something, you consult an expert. And when you want to know the best way to do something, you ask the experts what they do themselves. We asked three experts on children's behavior and discipline how they deal with everyday tussles in their own families. Their answers may give you ideas for handling the day-to-day conflicts that come up in yours.

How to Give Time-Outs

If done correctly, time outs can be an effective method of disciplining kids. Learn the do's and don't's of time outs.

What's Your Parenting Style?

Learn about four different parenting styles to see which one fits with your philosophy.

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