Positive Discipline: How To Stop Your Kid From Hitting
Dear Mother Wit, My 2-year-old has been hitting me, her big sister, the kids out on the playground, pretty much everybody she comes in contact...
Mother Wit: Help Your Child Get Better Grades, Without Punishing Him
Bringing home a "D" on the report card used to earn this mom a whooping. But she wants Mother Wit to help her get her son's grades up—without hitting him.
Mother Wit: Get Some ‘Act Right’ From Your Child at the Grocery Store
When a mom's preschooler has a tantrum at the grocery store check out line, Mother Wit schools her on how to get her child to behave, without hitting.
Mother Wit: ‘Whoop That Bully Or I’ll Whoop You’
When a mom threatens to beat her son for refusing to fight his bully, Mother Wit schools her on how to help her son deal with his tormentor without using his hands.
What Beating A Child With A Cord Looks Like (Newsflash: It Is NOT Good Parenting)
By DR. STACEY PATTON The digital universe is full of viral videos of adults beating children. I view them warily, alert for triggers that catapult...
Daycare Beating By 9-Year-Old Elicits Violent Responses—And Children Suffer
By STACEY PATTON As I watched the video of the 9-year-old child who punched, kicked, bit and pinched babies at a Mississippi daycare late last...