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Penny Williams
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Punishment doesn’t change behavior because it doesn’t address the cause of the behavior. If you haven’t yet, read Ross Greene’s “The Explosive Child.” His approach works for kids that don’t improve with “crime and punishment” parenting.

Check out his article with a brief overview here:

Time for Plan B? 10 Tips for Dealing with an Explosive Child

This is a piece I wrote on positive parenting too:

The Single Most Helpful Strategy in Raising Your Child

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism