When your children misbehave-- Tips for positive discipline:
1. Show and tell. Teach your children right from wrong with calm words and actions. 2. Set limits. Have clear and consistent rules your children can follow. 3. Give them consequences. 4. Hear them out. 5. Give them your attention. 6. Catch them being good. 7. Know when not to respond. 8. Be prepared for trouble. 9. Redirect bad behavior.
Discipline is a form of teaching. When discipline is positive, its goals are to: • 👳🏻♀️ Protect your children from danger. 👧🏻 Help your children learn self-control. 👩🏼🦲 Help your children learn a sense of responsibility. 👱🏼♀️Help instill values in them.
As parents, you have a unique bond with your children. If you discipline them with respect and make sure that it’s consistent and fair, you’ll have lasting positive effects.