Discipline

Changing Behaviors to Fit in

Change Your Child’s Behavior to Attract Less Attention?

When it comes to individuality, our culture is a mess of double-standards.  On the one hand, we encourage individuality with slogans like "Just be yourself" and "stand out in a crowd" while on the...
Discipline Age 10

Discipline Tips for Age 10 and Up

Regardless of whether you are a believer in spanking and shouting or if you use tried and proven alternatives like time-out or food/toy bribery, there comes a time, usually not long after your child's...
1-2-3 Magic

1-2-3 Magic – Effective Discipline Strategies

1-2-3 Magic 4th Edition is an easy to read, how to guide of one of the most tried and true discipline techniques. Dr. Phelan walks you through a simple three step process that will...
tantrum

Pause the ADHD Outburst

Here you are in that moment where you have scolded your child for doing something unsafe or for disobeying a rule.  Maybe the result of a denied request is an impulsive, angry tantrum put...

Discipline and Kids with Special Needs

Current thinking suggests that spanking and shouting are not acceptable forms of discipline but show me a parent who has done neither and I'll show you one who has either given birth to a...

Create A Policy For Video Games

No matter what you call it -- screen time, gaming, etc -- time spent playing video games is bound to cause some kind of friction in your home. Why: If your kiddo has ADHD like mine, he or...

Change is Good! Token Economy Systems Bring Positive Rewards

Change is good? Well, in the case of what’s known as a token economy system, change is great! This is a system of behavior modification through positive reinforcement. Basically, in order to achieve the...