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If done correctly, time-outs can be an effective method of disciplining kids. Watch our time-out dos and don’ts: www.parents.com/...

21 creative consequences for kids. Disciplining our children takes dedication and effort. It also helps to mix in a little creativity when needed. The creative consequences from parenting expert, Lisa Welchel, might seem a little strong, but let them inspire you to come up with your own, and pair them with the 7 Steps to Tried and True Discipline.

This has worked at our home for several years now. There is no yelling, there is no arguing. What you see is what you get!

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work. I LOVE the 8pm Rule, the boredom rule, the money rule, the whining rule ... you get the idea :)

How to Raise a Happy, Successful & Cooperative Child Infogram (Carol Tuttle, the Child Whisperer via Art Bar)

You're in a fight. A fight with your child..again. All you want her to do is clean her room. Maybe she just flat out refuses, stomps around and gets angr

The Harmony Jar...great idea! Doing it today. When the kids fight or misbehave, they pick a stick from the harmony jar. Some things are chores and many are things to do for the other sibling. She has a list. great blog too

How to discipline your kids with the rubber band method is about how one mom was taught to appreciate her son 3 times a day with rubber bands to remind her to do so. It changed her parenting style for the better and it could change yours!

Learn the 7 secrets to #self-disciplined kids! #discipline

If you're child's old enough to talk, they're probably old enough to "talk back"! Check out these positive parenting strategies to strengthen your relationship with your child while helping them replace unacceptable forms of speech with respectful ones.

Sometimes we get too soft in our parenting. We want the best for our children, and we sometimes don’t realize that the best for our child doesn’t always look very pretty. These are called “consequences.” Today I wanted to talk about consequences that make sense for kids. It’s our struggles and our consequences that make us learn and become stronger and more apt to make right decisions. If we don’t… <a ...

Discipline and Your Intense Child: gifted children, high spirited children, intense kids, discipline, tips and tricks, behavior management

Stop Yelling: When Staying Calm Isn't Enough | Get kids to listen without having to yell!

Positive parenting techniques for disciplining kids without controlling them through punishment or rewards. {One Time Through} #parenting

I LOVE this idea and will be implementing this in our high boy-energy house ASAP... I mostly love her reasoning behind it ("...I don't want to just assign something and walk away... I want the consequence to be a bit of a hassle for me. It prevents me from punishing him without following through and teaching him...")

"Our Get Along Jar" THIS IS SAVING OUR LIVES. It is so simple and easy. Every one of my friends that comes over lately wants to make one of these and so today, I'm giving you the "how to" of my very best mommy secret.

end negotiating with three words: "asked and answered" - brilliant! Trying this out ASAP! :)

Sometimes toddlers develop very bad habits -- behavior that is rude and unacceptable. And sometimes, busy moms don't recognize the behavior. It took two well-meaning adults to point out my toddler's negative behavior and open my eyes. Check out this list to see if you need to address some bad habits in your toddler's life!

Do you feel like you are failing as a parent? So often when I find myself frustrated with the same issues, I realize that I have forgotten this one thing...

Find 10 ways to discipline kids without controlling them through punishment or rewards. Part of the positive parenting series at One Time Through. #parenting

Sticks and stones can break your bones, AND words will ALWAYS hurt you. As parents, it's easy to say things to your children that you really don't mean. Take another look at these 7 common phrases and rethink the real message that we might be sending to our precious ones!