August 14, 2012 by Arwen McGilvra
Recommended Reading: Three points I really agree with from Guiding Children’s Behavior adapted by Kim Leon, Ph.D and Leanne Spengler, Human Development Specialist.
Set reasonable limits.
Is the child capable? Many times, our exceptions are too high and need to be ‘shifted’ to fit the child’s abilities.
Make your limits simple and clear.
Everyone can benefit from specific directions about rules and limits. Provide information that is adequate as well as understandable to both the child and other family members.
Be consistent with your limits.
The rule should be the same from day-to-day. Rules should change as the child grows and becomes more self-disciplined. Read The Whole Article.