New parents need help! Not just with getting more sleep, but stuff like:
“What activities do you do with a 9-week-old baby? I feel like he is just super bored.”
“She bit me! I didn’t know what to do.”
“My baby just turned 1. I thought this was when it would be easier, but I’m at a loss.”
I’ve been there. As the editor of Brain Rules for Baby, I knew what was best for baby’s brain development. But once my own baby arrived, I wanted more how-to. So I dug into the research and talked with experts. I collected 70 brief but foundational tips about connecting with baby, heading off tantrums, discipline, sleep, and more.
Here's one of the tips on time-outs. Giving a time-out is often parents' go-to form of discipline. How do you give a time-out? The most effective way isn't what you think.