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While every child is different, most children need to be given consistent, clear rules and expectations about behavior. The following are some general principles about discipline:
It is important to remember not to reward a child or give positive reinforcement for an inappropriate or undesired behavior. For example, if a child is having a temper tantrum, giving him/her a cookie to be quiet is rewarding the child for this behavior. In order to help decrease the chance of unwanted behavior, consider the following:
Discipline methods often depend on the age of the child, and how much the child understands his / her behavior. The following are some suggestions for discipline techniques for each age group:
Last Updated 07/2017
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