Discipline is one of the most important, but at the same time one of the most incomprehensible words for parents. All parents are united in the fact that children need discipline, but there are a lot of opinions on how to achieve this.
Let us consider in more detail how best to teach a child to discipline. But first, you need to figure out what it is.
Discipline and punishment
What do you associate the word “discipline” with? Punishment? Power? Positive reinforcement? All of these options are correct in their own way. Learning to discipline is teaching a person how to follow the norms of behavior, and for this, both punishment and positive reinforcement or demonstration of power may be suitable. In other words, discipline is a way to make a child behave properly. Continue reading
Even if you are busy at work during the day, spending quality time with your family is easier than it seems at first glance. Simple, but meaningful things (such as reading at night or family dinners) are well suited for this. They are necessary for the child to develop and establish relationships in the future.
Parents want their children to study well at school, university, and then build a successful career. Spending time with them, you teach them to establish friendly and romantic relationships.
Even if work and household chores are taken away from you all the time, you still have plenty of opportunities to spend quality time with your family. Consider a few tips to help you with this. Remember them when spending time with your child. Continue reading
There is one magic word that helps parents cope with situations when a child experiences complex emotions. You probably thought of such words as “love”, “caring”, etc., but this is a different word. It is usually not paid attention to, because it refers to auxiliary words. But, note, has great power in raising children.
This is the word “and.” His power becomes visible when you replace him with the word “but.” The word “but” denies any point of view, and the word “and” adds certain nuances to it.
Consider how building phrases that you pronounce to your child can change their meaning.
1. “I understand that your brother offended you, and I am glad that you told me this” and “I understand that your brother offended you, but I am glad that you told me this.” Continue reading