Temper Tantrums

This article addresses why kids have tantrums and lists strategies to follow in order to avoid them by giving children attention and some control over things, as well as knowing your child’s limits.  It focuses on keeping parents calm when dealing with tantrums...

The Discipline Tool Kit: Succesful Strategies for Every Age

This article highlights discipline strategies for different ages (up to 8 years of age) and information on how to apply them. It suggests that you set basic ground rules such as having mutual respect and support between you and your children, being consistent, and...

8 Tools for Toddler Discipline

This article provides eight tools that parents can use to discipline their children and to shape their behavior while staying calm. A few of the techniques involve setting limits, taking charge, providing structure, and seeing the situation from the toddler’s...

10 Time-out Techniques

This article focuses on how to introduce time-outs as a discipline strategy by picking the right place for them to occur and by keeping it quiet and brief. It answers common discipline questions such as what to do if the child refuses time-outs and what to do when the...

10 Techniques to Shape Children’s Behavior

This article offers helpful guidelines to shape children’s behavior through a discussion of when and how to use praise, selective ignoring, and the withdrawal of privileges, as well as how to help children learn the consequences for the choices they make.  It...