Disciplining children is one of the hardest parts of parenting. From time outs to punishments, to yelling, and learning to say no, here you'll find tips and ideas to make discipline effective no matter your child's age.
Keep your kids in line with these simple strategies.
As a parent, it's your job to set limits. But how do you do that and manage to avoid power struggles?
It's not too soon to start setting limits and encouraging good behavior from your kid. We'll show you how.
Could this classic discipline technique actually make the situation worse? Learn what experts recommend, including a new and improved five-step technique for giving time-outs.
Guilt doesn't do you (or your child) any good -- especially when it comes to discipline. Find out how to let it go with these practical and simple expert tips.
When your child is driving you crazy, it can feel as if he's always misbehaving. Instead of losing your cool, check out 10 ways to stay calm while still making your point and setting necessary boundaries.
Penelope Leach, Ph.D., explains why young children occasionally lie and steal -- and offers advice on what you can do about it.
Telling your toddler "no" is one of the easiest forms of discipline, but it isn't always the most effective. Here are 10 better ways to get your tot to listen.
Getting your 3-year-old to behave can be a challenge. The trick is consistency and learning to pick your battles.
No yelling, no time-outs, just some silly games to get your kids to do the right thing.
Count to ten for better behavior.
When to step in, and when to back off.
Learn how to punish your child for aggressive behavior, such as biting or hitting, and whether his punishment should be adjusted as he gets older.
The whys and hows of executing an effective time-out.
If you want your kid to wash his hands, pick up his trains, or give his sister's tiara back, don't ask -- tell.
The Guardians of the Galaxy star shared her "green" parenting strategy with Jimmy Kimmel.
New research has linked poor sleep in infants to behavior and attention problems in toddlerhood.
You expect tantrums from a 2-year-old, but what about a child who's 5? Should you punish a 4-year-old who lies? What's the best age to start giving time-outs? As kids grow, the way you handle bad behavior needs to evolve. Here, top discipline tactics to suit your child.
Your child desperately wants to declare his independence. And you can let him -- while staying in control.
When your toddler has a temper tantrum, it may send you into one, too! However, experts agree that it is crucial to keep your cool. With these coping strategies, you can head off two tantrums at once: yours and your child's.
Listening to my three kids' fresh talk was getting stale in a hurry. I was ready to try anything--and did. Find out which methods worked best.
An age-by-age guide to setting limits.
Kids running you ragged? It's time to rethink discipline.
We all need to. Here, 10 creative, surefire ways to break out of this bad parenting habit.
Positive discipline means you respect, listen, and reward good behavior with love. Follow these eight points to teach kids right from wrong.