SOME POSITIVE DISCIPLINE GUIDELINES
Misbehaving children are discouraged children who have mistaken
ideas on how to achieve their primary goal...to belong. Mistaken
ideas lead to misbehavior. To be effective we must address
the mistaken belief rather than just the misbehavior.
Use encouragement to help children feel a sense of belonging so that the motivation for misbehavior will be eliminated. Celebrate each step in the direction of improvement rather then focusing on mistakes.
Teach children that mistakes are wonderful opportunities t learn. A great way to model this is by using the 3 R’s of recovery after YOU make a mistake: