Everyone says they won't do it, but once you become a parent, bribing is almost inevitable.12. In my house that makes my kids very unhappy, like tantrums-on-the-ground-twice-a-day unhappy. Michelle Obama on screen time: "We have rules about it.
Julie Bowen on setting limits: "[B]eing your kids' best friend is not always the best parenting choice. The girls have limited television and screen time—none during the week unless it's school-related, because now kids are doing these...video-chat study groups.
“I grew up with spanks and it terrified me,” she explained. I wouldn't dream of solving ANY situation with them by 'swatting' or spanking them...
I was POPPED a lot...doesn't work." Alley voiced her opinion on spanking on Twitter a few years ago, and needless to say, she isn't a fan of the way 4.
Jennie Garth on the technique that's not working very well: "I had to give my 6-year-old four time-outs two days ago. I don't spank, though sometimes I think, 'These time-outs aren't working! ' [I strive for] consistency, and not making idle threats.
They have to know there are consequences for violence, name-calling, and not doing household chores." Good for Jennie. Candace Cameron Bure on the decision to spank: "I'm not afraid to admit it: We do spank our children.
We ask them to have a seat, they sit down, cross their legs, and put their hands in their lap. " We do too, Nick..kid goes through a wild phase.9.
Jessica Alba on her time-out technique: "My kids are constantly snatching things out of the other one's hand.
' My 2-year-old can last 15 seconds before she's like, 'Okay, I'm done! ' My 5-year-old can go for some time, like a minute or two." That's pretty good. But we have a structure, of course, or there'd be chaos. If they don't, they don't function properly and don't get the most out of life.
My husband and I worry about our generation trying to be friends with their children rather than parents of their children.
If you're going to try and make your children like you, you're in dangerous waters I think." No doubt Blanchett is a good mom, but clearly she wants her kids to know who's boss.8.
and then they come over and they say, ‘I’m okay now.’ I’m at the stage of parenthood right now where I just need to stop entertaining them.
The more you pay attention to that [kind of behavior], the worse it gets.” The mom of two also revealed that she’s not down with spanking her kids, either. Kirstie Alley on never spanking: "I have amazing children.