We've used "time-outs" in the past with one of our sons and now if we just mention the possibilty of a "time-out" our son responds positively. Why I say "in the past" is because he hasn't had a "time-out" in several months. He seems to be growing out of c... My wife came across this recently as we yet again seek out resources for dealing with our intense ('spirited' is another apt word) 4.5 year old. I've watched a couple of their informational videos but they are sufficiently sales-y and lacking of substance... Positive Parenting is back in business! Sorry for the delay, we had some odd backend technical difficulties with the leadership changover process, but that's all resolved now! Welcome back to the community of (aspiring) positive parents :) Summer can likely be full of activities that you do with your child. Here's what research shows on how to boost your child's creativity. My son, 14, is spending the summer with my MIL. We moved away from where MIL lives a few years ago, and he's spent many vacations there, both alone and with his sisters and/or a parent. Last summer he also spent alone there. My MIL calls to check if he ca... So, my husband and I watch our 3-year-old nephew a few times a week. I've noticed that on days when he's had a lot of screen time (like tv or movies, even if educational), he's much more emotional, stubborn, grumpy, and generally less happy. I've heard a ... A new documentary explores how early experiences drive development.