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In these articles, parents and caregivers will learn about what discipline is, what behavior to expect from different ages of children, what to do when a child misbehaves or is upset, and how to set a child up for success.
What is discipline vs. punishment?
Here you’ll learn the differences between discipline and punishment. Understanding these differences can help you better approach and manage those challenging behavioral moments.
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This information will help caregivers and parents have the starting tools to work with children through their social-emotional and behavioral development.
Parenting & Behavior Management Strategies (Baby)Parenting is a family’s approach to raising a child. Teaching your baby appropriate behaviors and responses is a big part of it. When deciding how to discipline your baby, it is important to research different strategies and choose the approach that works for your child and family. Don’t be afraid to mix the approach and match strategies as long as they work at helping your baby learn in a positive way, and you are consistent with what you do. Remember to model expectations.
Setting Boundaries with Screen Time & Electronic UsageIn today’s digital world, it’s important for a child’s parent and caregivers to set boundaries for screen time and electronics – especially during early childhood. Here you will learn about the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendations for screen time and electronic usage as well as how to manage it at each age during the first 5 years of life.
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