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Friday, March 26, 2010

Disciplining Your Children In Public

I just came across an article posted by Lisa Mason on Associated Content entitled, How to Give a Successful Time Out in Public. Many of us have experienced whiny children who ask for items while we're shopping or who scream when we tell them it's time to leave the playground.

What's a parent to do? If you are a parent who believes in time-outs, what do you do while you're in the grocery store or at the park? Lisa offers some tips for just these types of situations.

Click the link above to read Lisa Mason's article.

For more information about discipline techniques, check out these books from

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan


Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child : Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries by Robert J. MacKenzie Ed.D.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the wonderful blog. I must admit that it is nice to see someone speaking from the prospecitive of a single parent. I will admit that I am not a single parent myself, I do have many friends and relatives that are however that could use these techiques to help to disipline their children in today's world. I would like to mention your blog on my blog, located at


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