For many mothers, doling out effective discipline is one of the toughest and most frustrating tasks of parenting, a seemingly never-ending test of wills between you and your child. Use these simple strategies to keep your kids in line.
Here are a few simple toddler discipline strategies to help make life easier for your whole family when your self-asserting toddler needs direction.
Psychologist Rebecca Eberlin, PhD, shares advice for parents on how to set effective ground rules for your children, and why setting limits and boundaries is important for child development.
Whatever family rules you prioritize, values you want to instill or behaviors you wish to decrease, there is only one major rule that must be followed to see any change. Many agree that consistency is the one major rule.
Let your child learn from the natural consequences of his own actions, and you can prevent power struggles without being the bad guy. Although this classic approach to discipline can make kids cooperate in the short term, yet research has shown th...
Many parents see a child’s uncooperative behavior as a challenge to their authority. Once we understand that uncooperative behavior is usually caused by a child’s unmet need or an adult’s unrealistic expectation, we don’t have to take the behavior...
Rewards or incentives can be useful at times to motivate positive behaviors in children. They can be especially useful to overcome resistance to accomplish a difficult task such as playing cooperatively or learning a morning or bedtime routine.