Discipline

Find out the top reasons for toddler biting and what you can do about it. Find out the top reasons for toddler biting and what you can do about it.

Ouch! Toddler biting hurts and it can be just as painful to see other children avoid your toddler because they don’t want to be bitten. If your toddler is biting others, it’s important to know that this behavior is very common, and it’s usually not intended to harm others. There are also simple steps you…

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Spanking is only a temporary solution to ongoing problems. Spanking usually leaves a child wondering what should I do differently so I don’t get hit again. Seldom are spankings followed by instruction on what the child needs to do or stop doing. There are many alternatives to spanking.   Physical punishment is generally is nothing…

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Easy ideas to calm your toddler down for a successful "time out." One of my favorite toddler discipline ideas! Easy ideas to calm your toddler down for a successful "time out." One of my favorite toddler discipline ideas!

Dr. Phil in his effective parenting survey of 17,000 people found that the two top challenges facing parents were making punishment work and improving school performance.   In my experience as a class teacher and coach I have noticed that the biggest obstacle to maintaining effective discipline within the home is a lack of constructive,…

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