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.

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.

Why Time-Out Is Out

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

How to Give Time-Outs That Really Work

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

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?

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.

Toddler Discipline Tips

Disciplining a toddler can be a challenge for many parents. Here are the best discipline tips for toddlers and some techniques you should avoid.

The Crucial Time Out Mistake You're Probably Making

A new study says many parents aren't using time-outs effectively.

Rethinking Time-Outs

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

North West Turned Her Time-Out Into a Spa Day, and It's Kind of Brilliant

Instead of stewing in her room, the 3-year-old daughter of Kim Kardashian West headed into her bathroom for a major spa sesh.

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.

How to Give Time-Outs That Really Work

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