Tamara Parnay wrote "Where to Draw the Line?" for The Attached Family online this week, exploring boundaries, limits, and consequences in parenting. It's a wonderful article for both those new to positive discipline and those looking for new ideas. API members: Use the login details e-mailed to you recently to access the article here: http://theattachedfamily.com/membersonly/?p=2366.
So, how do you "teach a child a lesson" when his or her behavior begins to drive you crazy? Say, your child came up behind you and stabbed you in the backside with a fork. (Both my kids did this!) What would you do in this situation?