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The Effective of Timeouts

Posted on 5 June, 2019 at 1:40

While many parents use the timeout technique to punish their misbehaving children, the effectiveness of this has been widely criticised by parenting experts. Timeout involves placing your child in a quiet and isolated area for a period of time after they have misbehaved. It intends to allow the child to reflect on what they have done wrong. However, experts argue that this may neglect a child’s emotional needs. According to Bonnie Compton (child & adolescent therapist and parenting ...

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