SFP 08 : Why Isn’t Time-Out Working?

Why Isn't Time-Out Working?

Nearly all parents resort to using “time-out” with their kids at some point. But the problem is it rarely works. In this episode I explain how to use time-out correctly and why I don’t really use it much myself.

The Highlights
  • What exactly is “time-out”
  • Why I don’t really like it or use it myself
  • If you are going to use it–how to do it correctly
Show Notes and Links

The Bad Behavior I am Ignoring (why ignoring behavior can be an effective way of giving “time-out”)

How to Really Tick Off a Toddler

Why My Kids Doesn’t Listen to Me

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Denaye Barahona

Denaye Barahona is a loving wife and mama of two. She's a therapist for moms, an author, and the host of the top-ranked Simple Families Podcast. Denaye holds a Ph.D. in Child Development and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has been featured on the likes of The Today Show, Netflix, The Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, Forbes, and numerous other media outlets.