Use Positive Discipline

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How can discipline be positive?

Use Positive Discipline

Jan Wilson at SOLO for Singles writes “Children who are disciplined with only negative consequences or through negative talk may learn to behave but they often do it with a grudge against parents and with little internal self-esteem.“ Reward good behavior and praise a child for a job well done. Providing monetary rewards for good grades on report cards is one example. Or you may consider allowing an extra privilege for doing a good job on chores or fulfilling a responsibility. This encourages or reinforces good behavior.



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