No one enjoys saying “No” to their kids – the tantrums, the whining – it can be tempting to just give in. But what does giving in really teach our children? Child development and behavioral specialist Betsy Brown Braun explains how best to say “No” and why your children will reap the benefits in the long term.
It can be intimidating to cope with your child’s big feelings, but Dr. Laura Markham, clinical psychologist specializing in relationship based parenting, provides some insightful age-appropriate tips to help parent and child get through to each other.
How’s the time-out working for ya? If your experience is like lots of parents, you might be seeking alternatives to what often ends up in a battle of wills. Noel Janis-Norton shares how “earning privileges” is another good alternative to the much-debated Time-Out.