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Discipline Children

What Is the Best Approach to Discipline?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

You will have to decide what discipline style resonates with your beliefs, instincts and child's temperament. Trust yourself, choosing what is right for you, rather than what others say is best -- including your parents, siblings or parenting experts.

Doesn't Parenting Impact the Learning Process?

Mark Baer | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

If parents don't know how to discipline their own children, that is a parenting issue, not a teaching issue.

6th Grader Says Teacher Duct Taped Him To Chair

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.20.2012 | Education

A Bronx teacher allegedly duct-taped a rowdy student to his chair while other classmates laughed and pushed him around, New York Daily News reports. ...

Fine. Whatever! Eight Common Passive Aggressive Phrases to Know

Signe Whitson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Passive aggressive behavior thrives in many families because it is often a more comfortable -- and effective -- way of dealing with anger than honest self-expression.

Report Explores Punishing Children In The Name Of God

Posted 12.26.2011 | Religion

Debates have long stemmed from the question: how far is too far when it comes to punishing children? Discipline is necessary, but according to recent...

A Parent's Concern: Does the Punishment Fit the Crime?

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 11.13.2011 | Parents
Linnie Frank Bailey

One evening a few years ago, I received a frantic phone call from a friend. She was sitting in her driveway guarding her son's video gaming systems. They were on the front curb next to the family's trash cans.

'I Don't Like Your Kid'

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.30.2011 | Parents
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Parents, it's about finding the right balance and that means taking into account not just your family, including that little darling emptying salt & pepper shakers on the table, but the people all around you as well.

The Magic Trick For Getting Kids To Follow Rules

John Medina, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Medina, Ph.D.

All kids need rules, but every brain is wired differently, so you need to know your kid's emotional landscapes inside and out -- and adapt your discipline strategies accordingly.

The Need For Authority In Relationships With Troubled Youth

Mark Redmond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Redmond

When relationship and authority are in balance the child feels it, the family settles down and the community benefits.