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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...
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
1 doctor agrees
In brief: When you're both
calm, tell him AT HIS LANGUAGE LEVEL the behavior you expect, the immediate reward for compliance & the immediate consequence for non-compliance.
Make sure he understood. Follow through consistently with the walk-don't -talk time-out technique rom "Little People" by Christopherson. Ignore a behavior to extinguish it. First it escalates to try to elicit negative or positive attention, then stops.

In brief: When you're both
calm, tell him AT HIS LANGUAGE LEVEL the behavior you expect, the immediate reward for compliance & the immediate consequence for non-compliance.
Make sure he understood. Follow through consistently with the walk-don't -talk time-out technique rom "Little People" by Christopherson. Ignore a behavior to extinguish it. First it escalates to try to elicit negative or positive attention, then stops.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Seek to understand
The child first. Approach situations from the child's perspective and gradually help the child learn what is okay and what is not okay using that specific language.
Discipline is teaching. Make it fun. Model behavior for the child to accompany the words you use. A positive parent-child relationship is the foundation for child development and the child's self-esteem is vital. Best regards.

In brief: Seek to understand
The child first. Approach situations from the child's perspective and gradually help the child learn what is okay and what is not okay using that specific language.
Discipline is teaching. Make it fun. Model behavior for the child to accompany the words you use. A positive parent-child relationship is the foundation for child development and the child's self-esteem is vital. Best regards.
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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