1-2-3 Magic Ask the Expert: What to Do When Your Child Cries When They Are Placed in Timeout
Question of the Week:
"What's the best way to get started using 1-2-3- Magic with our little man, who has only just turned 2? We have been using the counting for a few weeks now and he seems to dissolve into tears every time he has to go on the "thinking spot" for time out. Will he get used to it? Or does it just keep persisting?"
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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.