Time Outs

Sometimes the best way to cool off a child that is exhibiting bad behavior is with a time out. Here you'll learn how to effectively use time outs with toddlers and preschoolers, and see why some experts don't believe in giving time outs at all.

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Common Time-Out Mistakes and How to Solve Them

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.

6 Successful Time-Out Tactics

Whether it's your first attempt at using this method of discipline, or you've tried and been unsuccessful in the past, these pointers will help make time-outs effective.

Rethinking Time-Outs

Why they're not always the best solution for your child.

Why Time-Out Is Out

Six experts explain why one of the most popular discipline tactics is also one of the most misused.

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The Truth About Time-Out

A child in the throes of the terrible twos unquestionably needs limits. Is time-out the best way to set them?