1-2-3 Magic Ask the Expert: What Alternatives are There to Timeouts?
Question of the Week:
"Sometimes timeout alternatives feel like I'm bribing my child. How should timeout alternatives be determined before having to use them? Do you think it is something that should be negotiated with the child beforehand?"
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About Dr. Phelan
Dr. Thomas Phelan is a registered clinical psychologist and creator of the popular and effective 1-2-3 Magic parenting program. He has worked with children and families for 35 years, and his 1-2-3 Magic parenting guide has sold 1.8 million copies worldwide.