Discipline Strategies

Tried timeouts? Conflicted about consequences? We have discipline strategies to make your parenting more effective and positive. Start here for better results.

How to Leave a Store Without Buying a Toy

Are you worried about a potential meltdown every time you go to the store and don't buy your son a toy? Here are some tips to handle the situation before, during and after!

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.

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 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.

Discipline Without Spanking

The next time you feel the urge to spank, take a deep breath instead and consider what you want your child to learn.

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.

How Chalk Therapy Helped One Mom

Tired of nagging her kids all the time, Sharon Holbrook let her kitchen blackboard do the talking instead.

The First Time You Say "No" to Your Baby

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

A Principal (and Mom) on School Discipline

There's more going on behind the scenes than most parents realize. Keeping these insider tips in mind will help you and your child.

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.

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.

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.

What's Your Parenting Style?

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

What Is Positive Discipline?

Positive discipline means you respect, listen, and reward good behavior with love. Follow these eight points to teach kids right from wrong.

Listen Up! How to Get Kids to Listen to You

Stop repeating yourself. Your child will be all ears once you start following these clever, attention-getting tips from the pros.

Your Child's Behavior at Home vs School

Does your child act drastically different at school than he does at home? Here's how to get your teacher's pet to keep up his angelic behavior around you.

How to Discipline Your Kids

Be a good role model by remaining consistent and calm. Find out the four tips that will help you set rules and limits.

Parenting Style: Authoritarian Parenting

Authoritarian parents have high standards for their kids and firm rules.

It Worked For Me: Genius Discipline Tricks

When it comes to disciplining your kids, sometimes you need to get creative in order to be effective. Look no further than these genius out-of-the box discipline tricks from readers.

The Good News About "Bad" Kids

Yes, that naughtiness is annoying, but take heart: It's actually a positive sign.

How to Deal with 3 Super-Annoying Toddler Situations

Super Parent's best tips on how to handle the toughest toddler situations, like whining and full-blown meltdowns.

The 22-Minute Discipline Solution

Yes, it's spending time with your kids. No, it's not how you think.

Stealing Money from Your Pocketbook

Parents may occasionally have to cope with a child who takes money from their wallet. The best solution is honest communication to uncover the reasons behind the behavior.

School Discipline Gone Bad

Millions of students are being suspended or expelled -- including preschoolers! -- and administrators may not always have a choice.

Disciplining Kids of Different Ages

Learn how to approach discipline for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

How to Get Kids to Eat Something You Want Them to Eat

Tips on how to get even the pickiest of eaters to try (and enjoy!) their veggies.