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|Use positive discipline.
Learn to be firm, but fair.
Create a set of rules.
Set rules and consequences that
are appropriate for your child's age.
Be clear about what is expected -
and what is not OK.
Physical discipline teaches fear, not
respect. If you feel angry, take time to
cool off. Then deal with the
Praise good behavior.
Let your child know you appreciate it
when he or she is well-behaved.
Offer a choice.
This encourages cooperation. For
example, at bedtime ask if he or she
would like you to read a story on the
couch or after being tucked in.