A Primer in Positive Discipline: Tips for Consistent Parenting
Practice Proactive Parenting
Proactive parenting means trying to prevent misbehavior in the first place. “Tell your child ahead of time about the expectations,” says Dr. Severe. It is easier to let your child know up front how you want him to behave than to deal with misbehavior later. Dr. Severe calls this the “Smokey the Bear Philosophy.” It is easier to prevent forest fires than to put them out.
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