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The Truth About Time Outs: What the Experts are Saying

We stopped using time outs in our household about three years ago when we discovered Janet Lansbury’s wonderful blogĀ and began to follow Magda Gerber’s RIE parenting philosophies. Prior to that time, we followed popular advice to enforce a short time out (1 minute per every year of age) to try to steer our spirited and strong-willed child towards more suitable and compliant behaviour.

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