A partial list of typical (and mostly ineffective) parenting strategies...

Below is a partial list of typical parenting strategies. Parents have found these strategies to have little or no effect on their out-of-control child's behavior:
  • Trying to "reason" with the child
  • Having "heart-to-heart" talks
  • Confrontation or being "assertive"
  • Grounding
  • Taking away privileges
  • Time-outs
  • Counseling
  • Having the child go live with his/her other parent (if parents are separated or divorced)
  • Trying to be a nicer parent
  • Trying to be a tougher parent
  • Having another family member "talk" to the child (e.g., aunt or uncle)  
  • "Giving in" and letting the child have her/his way
  • Verbal warnings
  • Ignoring misbehavior
  • Medication
  • Threatening to call the police
  • Calling the police
  • and so on...

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