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Discipline Tips

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Child deaths attributed to practices used in To Train Up a Child book
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Punishment doesn't always have to fit the crime—it just has to be a deterrent
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Tell 'em to get their own juice box. Why doing everything for our kids is turning them into spoiled children, and how to undo the damage
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Does your child lash out or trash his room when he gets mad? Here's how to help him work out strong emotions and stop the bad behavior
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With the help of pediatricians, OB-GYNs, couples and family counselors, child psychiatrists, neonatal nurses, teachers, EMTs, nutritionists, sex experts, celebrities and everyday moms and dads,...
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Is your 3-year-old's behavior getting out of hand?  Check out our unique way of making day-to-day tasks with your toddler easier.  
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How to correctly confront other people's children when you overhear harmful words or cursing
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Tired of nagging and getting nowhere? Here's how to work with your child's personality to solve bad behavior—for good!
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Whether your discipline style is the squeeze, the spank, the bribe, the yell, the empty threat, the count to three, the timeout chair, etc., I think we can all agree that Xiao Baiyou, the self-...
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Learn what phrases to banish from your vocabulary and how to talk so your kids will really listen
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Time-out is a positive parenting staple but even mom may not know all the rules
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Big sibs may need some help when it comes to welcoming a new baby
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We've all heard it…and we can all forget it. Age 2 can be tough—or terrific. Same goes for 1, 3 and 4.
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If you've struggled to get a 2-year-old out the door, take a 3-year-old grocery shopping, or just get your toddler to do what you want, discover the clever temper tantrum tricks that worked for these...
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Got kids? Then you've got squabbles, rivalry, and even a few throwdowns to cope with. Here's how to sort through crazy sibling fighting issues—while holding on to your sanity
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Mistakes even smart moms make, and what to do instead
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Read our tips for dealing with stubborn behavior (Hint: All it takes is a little reverse psychology to get an obstinate kid to see things your way.)
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Research explains why toddlers have temper tantrums and the reasons behind bad behavior.
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Three easy ways to re-teach good manners for kids after the post-holiday "gimme" season
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A guide to understanding and curbing this upsetting (but normal) toddler behavior
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How teachers get their kids to behave (and how you can too!)
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Tis the season for errand running, party going, and, sadly, toddler tantrums. Try these genius survival strategies and tricks from moms-in-the-know. Still having trouble wrangling your tot? Get more...
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What to do when your toddler holds her breath during a tantrum
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From sibling rivalry to public tantrums, learn discipline tricks for toddler behavior problems
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Preschool teachers' tips on getting kids to pick up their toys

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