Years ago, discipline used to be so harsh that it at times would have been considered child abuse. Now, in our culture, we are so afraid of damaging our children that we wonder if we can even use discipline. Today we talk to two therapists to learn what evidence shows about discipline. If you’ve been worried at all about discipline, you’ll want to listen to this episode.More
The big part of being successful in changing behavior is finding out what consequences work with each of our kids and using consequences effectively. Time out often works when other things don’t. I often hear parents say, “It doesn’t matter if we take screens away. It doesn’t matter if they don’t have friend time.” Those kinds of consequences for some kids don’t matter, yet time outs generally do.
Learn how to use time out effectively from therapists and dad of six, Jeff Tesch, LMFT