Need a little help with discipline? Try these tips and ideas to make discipline effective no matter your child's age.
The key to smart discipline is simple: Set clear expectations up front for how you want your child to behave. Then it's up to them to be in control of their actions.
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.
Here's how one mom learned to discipline her infant.
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.
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.
The whys and hows of executing an effective time-out.
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.
Disagree with your spouse about how to deal when the kids won't behave? Here, four couples with clashing styles learn to work together and get better results.
Super Parent's best tips on how to handle the toughest toddler situations, like whining and full-blown meltdowns.
Be a good role model by remaining consistent and calm. Find out the four tips that will help you set rules and limits.
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.
The supernanny gives Parents an exclusive look into her new show and shares how to let go of frustration and bring the fun back into parenting.
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.
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?
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!
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.
Try these levelheaded ways to avoid everyday battles.
Child psychologist Jerry Brodlie answers parents' most pressing behavior and discipline questions.
Writer Cara Birnbaum records her daughter June's bad behavior to get discipline advice from Harvey Karp, M.D., Parents advisor and author of "The Happiest Toddler."
Tips on how to get even the pickiest of eaters to try (and enjoy!) their veggies.
Chandra Turner, Executive Editor of Parents magazine, records her son Grant's bad behavior to get discipline advice from Harvey Karp, M.D., Parents advisor and author of "The Happiest Toddler."
Laura Kalehoff, Executive Editor of American Baby magazine, records her son Julian's bad behavior to get discipline advice from Harvey Karp, M.D., Parents advisor and author of "The Happiest Toddler."
How to keep things in perspective.
Even if you're usually totally in control as a parent, don't be surprised if you fall into one of these discipline traps some day.
Can't seem to get through to your child? It's easier than you think to switch gears. Here are 10 things to avoid when doling out discipline.