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Archive for March, 2013

Consistency & effective discipline

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Yesterday we talked about the importance of being overly clear when giving our children directions and placing expectations on them. The next component of effective discipline is consistency. Discipline is consistency. When we have the same expectations from day-to-day, we are providing our children with an orderly world which they can easily understand. It’s impossible […]

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Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Clarifying Expectations

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

There are eight items that I’m going to discuss in regard to effective discipline. On today’s agenda is “clarifying expectations”.     Children are very literal beings. As adults in their lives, we too easily forget this fact. One day a student had removed his socks and shoes during circle time. His teacher said to […]

Discipline vs. Punishment

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

As some of you may know, I recently facilitated a parenting workshop on effective discipline. Unfortunately not everyone was able to make it, so I’m bringing some of the information to you. It’s a whole lot to digest, so I have broken it down into sections. To start off, I’d like to discuss the difference […]