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The Effectiveness of Time Out

For what seems to be like the 100th night in a row (but in reality is only night four), ‘lil Miss A has been getting herself into some trouble. One night it is pretending to hit ‘lil Man. Another it is running away from her dinner and letting Rowdy get to it. Another is just flat out not listening (then back talking). keep reading

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Already? The Talk and Time Out

Today marked two milestones that I really didn’t want to have to meet with the kids. The Talk and Time Out. Let’s start with the easiest of the two, Time Out.

‘lil Miss A has been familiar with time out since not long after she turned one. Let’s face it, she was born with sass, and we knew it would be coming. She understood that time out meant that Mama and Daddy mean business. Unfortunately, now she welcomes time out for (three) minutes to “Think About It”. ‘lil Man, however, hasn’t had the need to go to time out as he is only 13 months old. Should he be going to time out this early in life? Honestly, I am not really sure, but I do know that today he needed a minute to “think about it”. keep reading

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