It's not easy to discipline your big kid. Our tips and advice can help you handle temper tantrums, set healthy limits, manage power struggles, and discipline with love. Keep the peace, and change both of your behavior for the better.
Here are the most effective ways to help your child become happy, self-assured, and successful.
The key to smart discipline is simple: Set clear expectations up front for how you want your child to behave. Then it's up to them to be in control of their actions.
Suddenly, your child has opinions about everything. Find out why that's a good thing.
If your kid is constantly ignoring you, we have ways to get her attention.
Does your 1-year-old start swinging his fists at the first sign of frustration? Here's how to handle a little slugger.
If your child melts down, talks back, or ignores you, it could be because he's still a little kid! Consider this a reality check.
Learn about four different parenting styles to see which one fits with your philosophy.
Learn how to punish your child for aggressive behavior, such as biting or hitting, and whether his punishment should be adjusted as he gets older.
When it comes to fixing bad behavior, moms are the real experts. Read on for smart strategies that will put a stop to whining, tantrums, back talk, and more.
There was not a single suspension last year!
Sometimes it seems that the only way to get kids to listen is to shout. Learn to take it down a few decibels -- and enjoy better behavior in the process.
Our no-yelling, lecture-free, zero-threat guide to getting good behavior -- without being a tough guy.
Organize your kids' household responsibilities with our free printable chore charts! These chore chart ideas will get your kids into shape in no time.
There's more going on behind the scenes than most parents realize. Keeping these insider tips in mind will help you and your child.
Here's how one mom learned to discipline her infant.
This old standby isn't effective for every kid. Here are seven other discipline tactics you can try.
When you want to know something, you consult an expert. And when you want to know the best way to do something, you ask the experts what they do themselves. We asked three experts on children's behavior and discipline how they deal with everyday tussles in their own families. Their answers may give you ideas for handling the day-to-day conflicts that come up in yours.
The next time you feel the urge to spank, take a deep breath instead and consider what you want your child to learn.
The whys and hows of executing an effective time-out.
If you're tired of repeating yourself without results, here's advice that actually works.
We cut to the chase and tell you what you really need to know to have a well-behaved kid.