Disciplining children is in the news a lot lately. It’s an important issue for those who care about children and parents.
Many parents think the word discipline is all about punishment — and sometimes about physical punishment.
But effective discipline really is about helping a child understand what to do and learn how to self-regulate.
As a mom, there are days when it’s a fine line between supporting my child’s need to explore and push his boundaries and know when to put my foot down.
But when I do, I don’t need to punish for punishment sake but rather make the lesson stick.
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