The Secret to Getting Your Kid to Do What You Want

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What Does "Positive Discipline" Mean?

Punishment means using techniques like yelling and spanking to reduce bad behavior.

Positive discipline means patiently guiding your child so that he learns good behavior. You set firm limits and teach your child problem solving skills so that he'll build up a positive self-image. In the long run, your child learns self-control and cooperation.

These five techniques will help you create a positive and nurturing environment for your kid—and get him to do what you want!