Time Outs

Sometimes the best way to cool off a heated conversatoin is with a time out. Try these guidelines for using time outs with children of various ages, including your tween.

When Time-Outs Don't Work

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

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.

How to Give Time-Outs That Really Work

The whys and hows of executing an effective time-out.

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.

5 Steps to a Better Time-Out

If you're having trouble making time-outs stick, check out these five helpful tips to make the most of the discipline tool.