Having children is no great achievement. Raising them is. But most parents don’t have time to read a 250-page guide, extrapolate the information they need and create a checklist. As a professional who deals daily with children who often have never had much discipline in their lives, and as the father of four young children, I have developed a straightforward strategy to deal with a number of frustrating situations. This three-step process is designed to provide an effective, easy-to-follow tool to reverse inappropriate or negative behaviors.