Your Child Is Not Your Enemy
Here are eight ways we can fight for, not against, our children in their hard-to-handle moments.
Discipline for the Strong Willed Child
My son, Aaron, taught me valuable lessons on how to choose my battles … and win them.
Disciplining Your Children Is Challenging, but Vital
Seeing the fruit of correcting your children requires delayed gratification.
Discipline and Trust Go Hand in Hand
Just as failing to discipline your children will lead them to running the house, failing to trust your children will lead them to leaving the house.
Q&A: Disciplining a Child in Public
Letting your child know your expectations before you go out in public together can act as a deterrent to inappropriate behavior.
Disciplining Your Children Without Losing Your Cool
Six guidelines for controlling your emotions while correcting your kids.
Administering Discipline for Attitude Problems
What worked yesterday with a child may not work today, and you have to be flexible
Q&A: Discipline for an Older Child
What’s the best way to discipline my older child? Barbara: The toddler and preschool years are a time to lay the groundwork for behavior and for moral choices in your children. Once you’ve got a problem conquered in your 4-year-old, it’s easy to think, That’s been taken care of, and my child won’t ever do […]
How I Learned About the Value of Consequences
My father loved me enough to let me feel the full extent of my actions.
The Gumnazo Principle Child Discipline Is a Form of Training
Helping your child practice the right thing to do is just as important as identifying the wrong thing to do.
Three Cheers for the Meanest Mom
The courageous choice of one mom gives us confidence to also be strong with our teens.
Q&A: Discipline for a Young Child
What’s the best approach to discipline with my young child? Barbara: When a child is a toddler, he or she is in what I call “the training 2s.” When children are 2-5 years old, I call this the “intense training” stage. During these early years, you will notice your children becoming more defiant and rebellious—more […]
How to Talk to Your Kids When You Discipline Them
When we discipline our children, we need to use words that have the power to heal and restore.
Quick Tips for Disciplining Toddlers
Having raised five children, I’ve learned a few things I hope might encourage you.