Helena Mooney


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Do you use Time Out with your children when they’re being particularly difficult?  It’s a really common technique to manage behaviour.  But is it ultimately helpful?

In this week’s episode I cover:

  • the lens through which we view children’s behaviour: the old vs the new way
  • why Time Out doesn’t address the reasons for your child’s difficult behaviour
  • why it can actually be detrimental
  • what children need instead