discipline

  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Is it wrong to punish kids?

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    Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and the author of If I Have to Tell You One More Time... The Revolutionary...
  2. Baby & Toddler

    My 1-year-old is a PITA

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    Your baby has suddenly become a toddler with a personality and opinions — very vocal and aggressive opinions. Here are five ways to...
  3. Child Development & Health

    I let my kids curse. Yes, I (*@$&%) do!

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    You’ve cursed in front of your child. Not intentionally, but you called out a name in vain after hitting your thumb with a hammer,...
  4. School Age Kids

    Kentucky school reportedly puts autistic boy in duffel bag

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    A school is accused of putting a 9-year-old boy who has autism into a duffel bag as punishment. An online petition calling for the...
  5. School Age Kids

    South Carolina teacher spanks students

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    A South Carolina teacher has been accused of spanking a child in school. Besides violating school district laws, this case brings a...
  6. Mom & Dad

    How to retrain your child after visiting grandparents

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    When you get your kids back from a visit with grandma and grandpa, do you really have to live with the spoiled little grandchildren...
  7. Mom & Dad

    When not to use humor with your child

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    You’re a fun mom, a funny mom, a silly mom with an infectious laugh. You are expert at using humor to diffuse tense situations with...
  8. Grandparents

    How to confront overbearing grandparents

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    Whether they're your parents or your partner's parents, communicating with grandparents who refuse to follow the rules you set for...
  9. Mom & Dad

    5 Parenting styles for a new generation

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    Gone are the days of describing parents as merely “strict” or “lenient.” Parenting styles now come with titles and definitions. Get...
  10. Tough Love

    Should a parent discipline other people's children?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, Mama Kat from Mama's Losin' It offers advice of disciplining other people's children.
  11. Preschoolers

    4 Tips for finding the best preschool while potty training

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    Preschool and potty training seem to be synonymous, but not all preschools are equal when it comes to tolerating number one and...
  12. Mom & Dad

    4 Tactics for handling parenting criticism from the in-laws

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    Love your in-laws but cannot stand all of the opinions they seem to offer up when it comes to your little ones? Unsolicited...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Are there “healthy” expressions of anger?

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    As a society -- and as moms -- we seem to put a premium on staying calm and in control. Most of the time that’s probably a good...
  14. Child Development & Health

    Selling toys on eBay as punishment: Good parenting?

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    One of the big issues parents grapple with is discipline: Are we being too strict...or not strict enough? One mom decided to sell...
  15. Child Development & Health

    Do you ever worry that YOUR child is the class bully?

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    All of us believe that our child, who is sweet and lovable at home, behaves and shows the utmost respect while at school. Most...
  16. Age by Age

    Tricks kids use to get their way

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    It doesn't take long for a parent to discover the dichotomous nature of children. On one hand, they are adorable, precious and full...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Dealing with your child’s big lies

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    Sadly, lying is a part of life. Even if we put a big emphasis on honesty at home, as adults and parents we lie, and kids learn how...
  18. Age by Age

    Parenting debates: Spanking

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    There are parents who firmly believe that spanking is an effective discipline tool, parents who would never, in a million years,...
  19. Parenting Advice & Columns

    What role does discipline play in parenting?

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    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines discipline as a rule or system of rules governing conduct or activity. Discipline is a...
  20. Parenting Articles

    Honey, I Spanked the Kids: Discipline mistakes parents make

    Your 8-year-old is yelling about something, and you've already told her to stop three times. The tantrum continues -- and now she's...