Time Out: Are you doing it the right way?

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - If you put your kids in time out when they misbehave, they might not be learning the lesson you want them to.

A recent study shows 85% of parents who put their kids in time out make mistakes that make the punishment ineffective.

Experts say you should only give your kids one warning before you send them to time out, and then you shouldn't talk to them or let them talk to each other during the punishment.

Kids should also not be allowed to play with toys while they're being punished.
 

 

 

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