discipline

  1. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Schools suspend black preschoolers at alarming rates

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    We're failing our children and we're doing it early. The Department of Education reports that black students represent 18 percent of...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    Entitled teenager sues parents for college tuition

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    Can teenagers seriously sue their parents for private school and college tuition?
  3. Mom & Dad

    Kansas pushing to make child abuse legal

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    Corporal punishment is extremely controversial, but one Kansas lawmaker aims to make spanking that is hard enough to leave bruises...
  4. Mom & Dad

    When mom and dad disagree on discipline

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    Almost as maddening as a child's misbehavior is the inability of a husband and wife to agree on how to address the problem. If you...
  5. Single moms

    5 Discipline tips for single moms

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    Regardless of the reason why, more and more of us are becoming single moms. With that role comes not only the sole caregiver, the...
  6. Stress

    Train your brain

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    Eat, play, walk — you can be active and practice mindfulness at the same time. Check out these easy steps to becoming more aware and...
  7. Children's School & Education

    Mommy's little angel? Not so much

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    Parents tend to think of their children as darling angels, capable of only brilliance, kindness and the occasional stroke of genius....
  8. Parenting

    Survey: Tell us about your family

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    We want to know all about your family. What kind of discipline techniques do you use? How much TV do your kids really watch? Who...
  9. Mom & Dad

    Consistency: The golden rule in good discipline

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    Whatever family rules you prioritize, values you want to instill or behaviors you wish to decrease, there is only one major rule...
  10. Child Development & Health

    Positive discipline: Why time-outs don't work

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    Do time-outs work as punishment for children? Family therapist and author Susan Stiffelman explains why they don't work, why they...
  11. Stepparenting

    Single mom no more: Parenting with a partner

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    Your single parenthood came to an end when you made the decision to move in with your new boyfriend or got engaged to be married....
  12. Mom & Dad

    Stranger discipline: Does it cross the line?

    Sometimes you are out in public and your kids are acting more unruly than you would like. You are doing your best to keep things...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Stop being the good cop

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    Always trying to be the good guy when you parent isn't the best way to get your kids to do what you want. Find out how to reinstate...
  14. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Tired of ragging and nagging?

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    You can hear yourself -- you know you sound like a broken record, like Charlie Brown's teacher. But you're frustrated. You've asked...
  15. Kids with Special Needs

    I can’t say “no” to him…

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    The parent of a child with special needs faces challenge after challenge, and unique ones at that. It can be tempting to slack on...
  16. Child Development & Health

    Non-punitive parenting: Could it work for your family?

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    Non-punitive parenting is a parenting movement that seeks to raise children without any form of punishment: no spanking, no time...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Getting kids to listen

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    If you tend to get stuck using the same script with your kids after having the same argument, while getting the same frustrating...
  18. Tweens, Teens & College

    Dad forces sons to drink alcohol

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    An Arizona dad is feeling the heat after he forced his teen sons to drink liquor after he busted them sneaking into his stash. Is...
  19. School Age Kids

    A teacher's right to spank

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    Grandpa may have told you stories about a notorious teacher slapping a ruler across the wrists of naughty children. This may seem...
  20. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Raising grateful kids

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    The most well-adjusted children come from homes where there is a balance of love and discipline, says Sheri Moskowitz Noga, M.A., a...