Time-outs & Grounding

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Does She Stay Grounded?

D.S. asks from Dallas

Last week I grounded one of my daughters from the computer. She is supposed to have all of her stuff done before she can get on the computer. I found out the follow...


Birthdays and Grounded.

H.A. asks from Phoenix

So my sons best friends birthday party is on Sat. My son was grounded for getting an F in science and math and so he cant do anything outside the house besides schoo...


At What Age Is a Child Old Enough to Be 'Grounded'?

K.C. asks from Anchorage

Hi moms, I am wondering at what age did you start to use grounding as a punishment? I have a 4.5 year old and we use time out as punishment (among other things). I ...


Help! My Babysitter Got Grounded!

S.C. asks from Fort Wayne

My husband's birthday is next weekend. I had planned on taking him out to a local bar and meeting up with lots of family and friends. I lined up a sitter (my little c...


Grounding a Child from Church

J.A. asks from Dallas

If a child misbehaves, would you consider grounding them from church? I don't have children yet, but I remember being grounded from church once when I was a teenager...


I Just Grounded him...now What?

E.B. asks from Seattle

So, my six year old had asked if he could go out front and eat his Ice Cream he was having....I told him he could, only if he stayed away from the neighbor kids(they ...


What Do You Consider "Grounding" and What Do You Make Exceptions For?

J.B. asks from Boston

So my knucklehead 16-year-old son has been grounded since the beginning of May for saying that he was sleeping over a friend's house and spending the night with his g...


Should a Grounding Last All Summer?

T.P. asks from San Francisco

I am double guessing wether I am being too harsh or too leniant. My twin 15 y.o. boys carried a solid f throughout their whole sophmore year. Yes both of them. Their...


Grounding for a 6 Year Old

D.E. asks from Cincinnati

Won't get in to all the details as it would take forever. So long story short, our 6 year old had definitely given us a run for our money. Very smart, but very stubbo...


Where Does Church Youth Group Activities Fall into Grounding?

E.T. asks from Dallas

My friend and I are having a debate and I'm curious how other parents handle this situation... When a child is grounded, are they still allowed to do any church relat...