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Category: Time-Out


I’ve found over the years that using a time-out as a solution for aggression is rarely productive.  I also feel that the notion of it lasting one minute for each year they’ve been on the planet is very arbitrary.  I understand the motivation behind this – it’s not a great idea to leave a child in a time-out for long periods of time.  It becomes punitive in a way that is unfair. Instead, I direct … Read more