Tips for Effective Discipline
- Be realistic and expect a child to act like a child.
- Choose a few simple, important rules for behaviors; explain them repeatedly to your child.
- Use a few clear words to explain how you want your child to behave.
- Show by your example how you control your anger.
- Use words - not violence - to discipline your child.
- Use positive discipline methods to teach good behaviors to your child.
- Don’t put your child down when he or she misbehaves.