Most parents use time outs to discipline, but they don't work all the time. Here's why time outs don't work (and what to do instead of timeout). #parenthood

Why Time Outs Don't Work (And What to Do Instead)

Most parents use time outs to discipline, but they don't work all the time. Here's why time outs don't work (and what to do instead of timeout).

Time-outs are used to punish and shame, but a calm-down helps kids deal with intense emotions. Calm-downs are a healthy and positive discipline approach for both parents and children. Love this guide for parents!

Time-outs are used to punish and shame, but a calm-down helps kids deal with intense emotions. Calm-downs are a healthy and positive discipline approach for both parents and children. Love this guide for parents!

If done correctly, time-outs can be an effective method of disciplining kids. Watch our time-out dos and don’ts:  http://www.parents.com/videos/v/71652490/how-to-give-time-outs.htm?socsrc=pmmpin130306pttTimeOut

How to Give Time-Outs That Really Work

If done correctly, time-outs can be an effective method of disciplining kids. Watch our time-out dos and donts:

DIY Calm down sensory bottles are used for portable no mess safe sensory play for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, to calm an anxious child, to help children learn to meditate, and as a "time out" timer for kids. This article includes links to resources available to help learn more about their uses and how to make DIY sensory bottles.

DIY Calm Down Sensory Bottles 101

DIY Seashells Sensory Bottle - A DIY sea shells sensory bottle calm down jar can be used for no mess safe sensory play, and to help calm an anxious child.

Good Deed and Time Out Chart! Great Idea for T when he is older.

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For the day this is used to guide behavior. If they act sassy or have a bad behavior they will get one red time out sticker. If they do a good deed they get a yellow smiley face sticker.

Here is a cute idea for making your own sand-filled time out stool .  Check tutorial--> http://wonderfuldiy.com/wonderful-diy-sand-filled-time-out-stool/

Wonderful DIY Sand- Filled Time Out Stool

This DIY Time Out Stool is a great way to help curb negative behaviour in your home and you make it out of drink bottles!

Toddler Discipline Tricks That Don't Involve Spanking

Toddler Discipline Tricks That Don't Involve Spanking- these are good ideas for the smaller everyday tantrums, and save spanking for the real bad stuff. May work for the older kids too

Time-out alternatives... Good way to keep temper in check and re-direct the situation. I really like the idea to draw a picture about it. We discuss why it was not appropriate behaviour, but drawing it would make a more lasting impression.

I'm not to sure about this as a child's time out.perhaps before the need for a timeout.Though I do agree in directing and teaching kids 'this is how to give yourself a time out.' Original pin"Love this, because time out never works!

We have a "calm down" spot and a "time out" spot. I like this for calming down but seems too much like a reward in time out.

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To calm the child and the parent! Time out bottles. Time out glitter bottles. Crafts to make for kids.

Simple & easy discipline technique - being positive! I used to give time-out after time-out and this is much more effective for my 6-year-old. I count 1-2-3 before moving his name down to give him a chance to correct. And an end-of-day reward is great incentive to stay in the 'Happy zone'.

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If Time-Out isn't working to discipline your child -- try a TIME-IN! Great parenting tip!

Time-In Discipline

Time-In instead of a Time-out is a good way to calm a child without spanking or doing other disciplinary options. this can work on may ages. It is a good way to show the children to behave I could see myself sing this option instead of others.

How to Send Your Daughter to a Time-Out...in the Patriarchy!

How to Send Your Daughter to a Time-Out...in the Patriarchy!

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Time-outs are used to punish and shame, but a calm-down helps kids deal with intense emotions. Calm-downs are a healthy and positive discipline approach for both parents and children. Love this guide for parents!

Calm-downs vs. Time-outs. Time-outs are used to punish and shame, but a calm-down helps kids deal with intense emotions. Calm-downs are a healthy and positive discipline approach for both parents and children. Love this guide for parents!

Tips for Calming the Angry Child PLUS 8 Calming Tools to do ANYWHERE

The 5 tips that WILL help you calm your angry child down.

Tips on how you can help an angry child calm down including why it's ok to be upset, and how we can help our kids learn to calm themselves anywhere!

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