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

Dr. Denaye Barahona is a loving wife and mama of two. She partners with families to tackle the challenges of raising children. Denaye is a minimalist who claims to be a decluttering expert (don't let her near your closet). She loves to travel, talk health-and-wellness, and give unsolicited advice. She has been featured on the likes of The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Minimalists, Motherly, Becoming Minimalist, and numerous other media outlets. Denaye holds a Ph.D. in Child Development and is a Clinical Social Worker with a specialty in child and family practice.