Why I don’t believe in time outs


A lot of people ask about why I am against time outs for children. I hope these two links will explain my point of view. As usual, read the whole article for a more detailed information, or satisfy your curiosity with a short preview selected by me.

First link explaining what’s wrong with time outs:

“For generations, parents have sought a reliable and dependable way to handle childhood misbehavior. The most recent and popular discipline technique is time-out. Although time-out is better than spanking, it is not an appropriate way for parents to cope with the misbehavior of their children. Moreover, the use of time-out can create subsequent childhood behavior problems. These problems can affect the well-being of the child and severely strain the parent-child relationship.
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