Disciplining children is one of the most difficult parts of parenting. This podcast discusses reinforcing positive behaviors and working to extinguish negative behaviors across childhood. From ignoring and redirecting to time-outs and grounding, we discuss what strategies work, and why physical punishments can have long term detrimental effects.

This episode written by Dr. Lena van der List and Dr. Dean Blumberg.

We thank Dr. Dawn Blacker Pediatric Clinical Psychologist at the UC Davis CAARE Center for reviewing this episode, although Drs. Lena and Dean take responsibility for any errors or misinformation.

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