Let’s face it, young kids misbehave at times. Starting from an early age they test their limits and ours. To deal with this, most parents (about 85% of us) have tried to use time-out as a discipline method. READ MORE
Spanking isn’t good for any child. Pediatricians at Kaiser Permanente and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree – spanking is a poor way to discipline a child.
But parents often ask: Why not spank to teach a child right from wrong? READ MORE
Want a well-behaved child? What to raise a teen who can head off to college and succeed on their own? Sure, we all do. And I know a terrific tip to help you raise just that kind of kid. Let them learn the “natural consequences” of their behaviors. READ MORE
I recently had the privilege of spending a morning with a group of pediatricians and pediatric health educators. Most of us had never met. As an icebreaker, our moderator asked us to introduce ourselves and answer a few questions, including one about parenting advice. READ MORE