Nanny 911: Discipline Alternatives to Time-Out
I am not sure what age your son is, but I suggest that you forget the time-out for the sake of your health. Move to the removal of a privilege. Something that your child really values, like a toy.
One warning–one consequence for the continual bad behavior that is getting your child in to this time-out situation over and over again. The other thing you can try is some positive reinforcement with the addition of a reward chart. This way your child realizes that he gets attention for good behavior.
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