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Discipline ideas that are often more effective than spanking--and that make the "punishment" fit the "crime"
If you're child's old enough to talk, they're probably old enough to "talk back"! Check out these positive parenting strategies to strengthen your relationship with your child while helping them replace unacceptable forms of speech with respectful ones.
How to discipline kids when you want to reach their hearts. This whole blog is great, I'm saving it for future reference.
How to discipline your kids with the rubber band method is about how one mom was taught to appreciate her son 3 times a day with rubber bands to remind her to do so. It changed her parenting style for the better and it could change yours!
I LOVE this idea and will be implementing this in our high boy-energy house ASAP... I mostly love her reasoning behind it ("...I don't want to just assign something and walk away... I want the consequence to be a bit of a hassle for me. It prevents me from punishing him without following through and teaching him...")
21 creative consequences for kids. Disciplining our children takes dedication and effort. It also helps to mix in a little creativity when needed. The creative consequences below from parenting expert, Lisa Welchel, might seem a little strong, but let them inspire you to come up with your own, and pair them with the 7 Steps to Tried and True Discipline.
Sometimes we get too soft in our parenting. We want the best for our children, and we sometimes don’t realize that the best for our child doesn’t always look very pretty. These are called “consequences.” Today I wanted to talk about consequences that make sense for kids. It’s our struggles and our consequences that make […]
Does it drive you nuts that your children interrupt you? There is a simple and effective solution.