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Tactics for parents who are discipline pushovers

August 30, 2012
By Sue Junge , Times-Republican

For many years, my husband did some traveling for work and wasn't home much during the week so I was the one "in charge" for pretty much everything. And especially when it came to disciplining our children. They were pretty young at that time, but I had to try several different approaches for each child, many times ending in "just wait till your dad gets home!" And then by the time dad got home, the incident was forgotten and reprimanding the kids was the last thing he wanted to do when he hadn't seen them for a while. But I was not a softie on them for sure, but I have seen many parents who DO have a lot of trouble when it comes to disciplining their children. Parents.com has some great suggestions for those of you who have trouble disciplining their young children.

 
 

 

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