Alfie Kohn

: Alfie Kohn, author of 11 parenting books, including "Unconditional Parenting"

Alfie Kohn appears in the following:

In Defense of Helicopter Parenting

Friday, April 04, 2014

Alfie Kohn says "no persuasive reason exists to hold permissiveness responsible" for entitled children. Read an excerpt from his book The Myth of the Spoiled Child here — and let us k...

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The Downsides of 'Time Outs' for Children

Monday, September 21, 2009

"Time outs" and positive reinforcement have seemed like reasonable ways to discourage or encourage bad behavior in kids for decades. But an advocate for an approach called "unconditio...

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