Positive Discipline: A Guide for Parents

Positive Discipline A Guide for Parents-thumbnailThis 64-page colourful guide provides information and tools to help parents understand the common parenting experiences they may have, from the time their child is an infant through the early grade school years. The strategies in this booklet promote positive development in children and positive parent-child relationships.

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  • Introduction
    Discipline Is Teaching
    Babies (Birth to 18 months)
  • Development and Discipline
  • Gaining Confidence as a Parent
  • When Babies Cry
  • Helping Children Sleep

Toddlers (18 months to 3 years)

  • Development and Discipline
  • Getting Into Everything
  • When Toddlers Should Not Touch
  • Tantrums
  • They Think They’re in Charge
  • Biting
  • Toilet Teaching
  • Sharing
  • Preferring One Parent
  • Making a Mess
  • They Can’t Sit Still

Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

  • Development and Discipline
  • Bedtime Battles
  • The Picky Eater
  • Power Struggles
  • Wetting the Bed
  • Whining

Grade School (5 to 9 years)

  • Development and Discipline
  • When Kids Break Rules
  • Lying
  • Sibling Battles
  • Bad Language
  • Talking Back

About Spanking
Time Out
Resources for Parents

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