Category Archives: Discipline

Behavior Plans Work!

These are the key points: Consistency AND clearly stated rules and expectations are the keys to positive discipline. We recommend: Pay attention and notice the positive behaviors, and reward your child often. WHY? Children need consistent positive feedback to learn and practice appropriate behavior. The focus needs to be on specific behaviors you WANT them…
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Helping a Child Who Bites

If your child bites, think of it as a big wave of tension that has suddenly flooded his brain.  Most of the time it’s not a planned, willful behavior, but a build up of frustration inside him, which has no permissible outlet. His body does it for internal reasons, and he simply can’t control it.…
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Discipline Does not Have to Mean Punishment!

If you have been pleading, yelling, bribing, constantly explaining, threatening or even punishing your child to get him to do what is expected of him on a daily basis, maybe it’s time to consider the possibility that he may not have the skills.  He may very well have the desire and the potential to carry…
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