Source: Empowering Parents
Disciplining young children can be challenging for parents, especially when their child’s behavior is especially inappropriate or obnoxious. There are few experiences more stressful or more embarrassing than having your child throw himself to the ground in the middle of a crowded store.
Helping child through each phase of their life with loving discipline is an integral part of their development, a necessary requirement to help them grow into a healthy adolescent and beyond. Teaching child boundaries, learning to say “no,” and coaching child to practice good behaviors are all part of an important discipline strategy.
Discipline teaches the most important values as parents can impart to their children: self-control, boundaries, respect, and the ability to honor those around us. Hence, discipline is not fun and rarely easy.
Disciplining a young child is never easy. It takes time, effort, and energy, which can all be in short supply when parents are raising children, managing a career, a house, and the dozens of other day-to-day activities parents face.
But just remember that effective, consistent discipline is the cornerstone to every child’s wellbeing and will follow them throughout their development and into their adult lives.
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