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Discipline (Definition)

Discipline is a topic that includes recommendations on how to systematically train a person to have good moral behavior, follow important rules, know right from wrong, learn strong work habits, etc... Discipline should be seen as teaching, not punishment.

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How do I discipline a child without yelling or punishing? Children often don't understand what we try to tell them...

How do I discipline a child without yelling or punishing? Children often don't understand what we try to tell them...

Consequences : They will learn they need to listen and follow your rules if not doing so caused for them to lose something they truly like. ...Read more

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When will my child understand rules and discipline?

When will my child understand rules and discipline?

Up to you.: The concept of "no" comes into a child's head when whatever they want to do, that the parent says "no" to, becomes physically impossible to do. Holding your child gently but firmly while saying "no" will get the message through the quickest. ...Read more

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Toddler Health (Tip)

Toddler Health

If discipline includes countdown (1-2-3) toddlers will play you for it! ...See more

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How can I discipline myself to get in shape?

How can I discipline myself to get in shape?

Goals: Make goals for yourself. Start with a good time in the future, say 10 yrs and then work backwards to the present time. Make to do lists and stick to em. Plan ypur work and work ypur plan. ...Read more

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Fat from eatin fries, burger! or drinkin that soda etc etc.. How do I build discipline?

Fat from eatin fries, burger! or drinkin that soda etc etc.. How do I build discipline?

Gradually: Try taking a break from that stuff you are trying to avoid. Maybe start with one day per week. Then two days per week. Maybe then one week per month and so on. You can do it. Ask yourself: "does this cheeseburger taste better than being thin feels?". ...Read more

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Yoga (Tip)

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Great for balance, meditation, discipline, and muscle toning! ...See more

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Are there good ways of providing discipline at home without using physical force?

Yes: Studies have shown that physical force is not effective for discipline and can lead to a violent child. You should use consistent and reliable time-outs to discipline your child. ...Read more

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How do I discipline myself to get back in shape?

How do I discipline myself to get back in shape?

Grab a pal: You've already started! identifying and desire are the starting point, and now you have to take the second step. Co-discipline is key. You are accountable to another person to get up and go for that walk, or wog, and before you know it, you see the results. Making a pattern or habit of behavior can jump start your motivation. Replacing a healthy habit for a sedentary habit can be a gateway. ...Read more

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Beauty (Tip)

Beauty

Exercise empowers inner and outer beauty. A healthy body is a beautiful body. Discipline yourself. ...See more

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How do I get my child to be more disciplined about homework?

How do I get my child to be more disciplined about homework?

Expectations: Set expectations, and a specific schedule. Your child should not be allowed to participate in desired activities until the homework is completed. ...Read more

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