Discipline Strategies

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

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.

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.

Is Your Child Acting Out--or Just Acting His Age?

If your child melts down, talks back, or ignores you, it could be because he's still a little kid! Consider this a reality check.

What's Your Parenting Style?

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

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.

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.

The First Time You Say "No" to Your Baby

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

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.

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.

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!

How to Give Time-Outs That Really Work

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

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.

Disciplining Kids of Different Ages

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

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 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.

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.

The 22-Minute Discipline Solution

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

5 Tricks to Get Your Kids to (Finally) Listen

Skip the lectures and get straight to the point: Here's 5 tips on how to get your kids to (finally) listen to you.

Parenting Style: Authoritarian Parenting

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

How Celebs Discipline Their Kids

Celebrity moms Cate Blanchett, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kirstie Alley, Victoria Beckham, Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Obama & Jessica Alba open up about how they discipline their children. Can you relate?

Dad's Genius Punishment for 5-Year-Old Who Stole Is #ParentingGoals

This dad's discipline strategy for his 5-year-old son who stole a pack of gum is way better than grounding or taking away a treasured toy.

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!

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.