Positive Discipline: Effective Strategies for Redirecting Misbehavior (Part 1)

by Dr. Mom®   Although preventive strategies go a long way toward decreasing problem behavior, even the most cooperative children sometimes misbehave. By choosing a suitable response from a wide variety of options, you can help your child correct his behavior without dealing a blow to his self-esteem or your relationship. Depending on your child’s […]

Positive Discipline: Additional Strategies for Redirecting Misbehavior (Part 2)

by Dr. Mom® Beyond the effective consequences outlined in Part 1, the following supplementary techniques represent additional tools to help ensure that your use of discipline remains a positive learning experience.  Distractions and Environmental Modifications.    Discipline for babies under a year of age requires vigilant supervision and a baby-proof environment where an infant can safely explore. […]