Discipline in early childhood.

  title={Discipline in early childhood.},
  author={Barbara J. Howard},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  volume={38 6},
As pediatricians we have an opportunity and a responsibility to guide parents in the structure of discipline they set up for their children. The major goals of this structure are to help children develop a sense of being both lovable and capable. To feel lovable a child needs an enduring responsive relationship that conveys positive regard. Attending to children promptly, giving individual time daily, acknowledging positive behaviors, and ignoring minor transgressions all help them feel valued… CONTINUE READING

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