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I thought this was a neat article, in my local paper. They've been publishing a lot of AP/GD articles lately, in the print version. It makes me happy.

Consider for a moment, that rather than a child acting out 'for' attention, he is in fact acting out because he 'needs' attention. Read that sentence again. It can make all of the difference. Instead of sending the child off to sit in a chair or be isolated, bring the child into you for a period of time. Have him sit next to you, hold your hand, stand beside you. Say to the child, "When you are feeling better you may go back and play." In other words, allow the child to determine how much time-in that he needs.
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How refreshing! Thanks for sharing : )
Thanks for the article. I agree that many times adults think children need a "time out" they really just need more "time in"
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