What parent hasn’t had to deal with an unruly child? Throwing a tantrum in the supermarket. Refusing to go to bed on time. Arguing about putting their toys away. Some of the conventional approaches – punishment, rewards, explaining why the behavior is wrong – may temporarily solve the problem, but these methods don’t stop the behavior, according to Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D.

Parenting by the Book — Connpost Article by Eileen Fischer