22 Oct Weekly Parenting Topic: How Effective are Time-Outs?
How effective are time outs? Further, are time outs harmful for our children’s developing brains and relationships with caregivers? Please read a recent article from Time Magazine reviewing Dr. Daniel Siegel’s new book, No Drama Discipline ( http://time.com/3404701/discipline-time-out-is-not-good/). Not surprisingly, the pediatric medical community does not agree with Dr. Siegel’s views. Please take a moment to read Dr. Claudia Gold’s recent blog post that neatly summarizes the conflicting viewpoints: http://claudiamgoldmd.blogspot.com/2014/10/the-time-out-wars-case-for-curiosity.html.