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Dare to Discipline

Dare to Discipline

Oftentimes, the methods we use to get children to listen are ineffective and can actually encourage non-compliance. However, there are effective principals of positive discipline that when used properly and consistently can increase the likelihood that your child will listen to you and in the process, begin to build the self-control needed to face life’s […]

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: My Step-Grandchildren Lack Discipline

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: My Step-Grandchildren Lack Discipline

I am a step-grandma. My concern is about my twin 5-year-old grandsons, who are at times delightful, at other times holy terrors (times two!). I’ve had a conversation with their mother, who tells me she and her husband use time-outs and then taking away toys for punishment. However, these children hit, do reckless things (like […]

Sanity Saving Tips for How to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

Sanity Saving Tips for How to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

We hear it start — the crying, whining, and stomping. The feeling of dread and helplessness sets in. Dealing with toddler tantrums is stressful, confusing, overwhelming, and downright frustrating. Instead of letting frustration get the better of you, here a few tips that may offer a bit of relief for the next time a tantrum hits, or perhaps to help you avoid one in the first place.