Discipline: Summary and Next Steps
Setting boundaries and enforcing them with consequences is not an easy task. In fact, it can be one of the most difficult parts of parenting. But by using a positive approach to discipline, you can turn contentious times into learning experiences for both you and your child. Certain phases in your child’s life—especially early childhood and the teen years—can be frustrating and difficult, but by maintaining a positive attitude and continuing to teach your child, you can ensure that he or she develops a strong sense of boundaries and discipline that will be beneficial in the future.
Books Available from Search Institute
- No: Why Kids—of All Ages—Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It — Filled with positive, practical advice, this book will help you establish positive discipline with your children, no matter their age.