FANTASTIC FOUR-YEAR-OLD -- This publications provides information on 4-year-olds'
physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development and discipline.
UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN: DISCIPLINING YOUR PRESCHOOLER -- This article
provides information on the following: Understanding Preschool Children, Ideas
for Parents, Does Spanking Work?, and Taking Care of Yourself.
APPROPRIATE LIMITS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR DISCIPLINE, PART 1
-- This fact sheet and teaching guide gives information about the guidance
and discipline of young children. The following issues are addressed: causes
for children's misbehavior, differences in expectations for children at varying
ages, and effective guidelines for parents in setting appropriate limits for
children. This resource also includes discussion and activity suggestions
for using this material in group workshops with parents.
APPROPRIATE LIMITS FOR
YOUNG CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR DISCIPLINE, PART 2 -- This fact sheet and
teaching guide gives information on guidance and discipline strategies to
use with young children when they misbehave. This resource includes suggestions
for workshop leaders who would like to use this information with groups of
FOR GUIDING CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOR -- This article suggests five principles
that should help guide our approach and response to young children's behavior.
This brief fact sheet gives parents information about recommended do's and
don't's when disciplining children.
LEARNING FOR BETTER
LIVING--GOOD DISCIPLINE IS GUIDING AND TEACHING CHILDREN -- This article
looks at the meaning of discipline, guidance, and punishment. It provides
several positive discipline tips. (Spanish)
LOVE AND LEARN: POSITIVE GUIDANCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN -- A brochure about
non-punitive, positive discipline approaches that work. Looks at setting reasonable
and realistic expectations and respecting children's feelings as the first
steps to bringing positive solutions to typical difficulties.
CONSTRUCTIVELY -- This article looks at the meaning of discipline, goals
of discipline, causes of problem behavior, constructive discipline, and discipline
techniques, including scenarios for various ages.
TECHNIQUES -- The contents of this guide include the following: helpful
guidance methods; change surroundings to change behavior; provide choices
for children; work with children, not against them; set limits for children;
listen to yourself, your child; set a good example; show love; look ahead;
payoffs for parents; self tests; do positive things; and additional reading.
FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: A LOOK AT DISCIPLINE -- The contents of this guide
include the following: Introduction, What Is Discipline?, Discipline Is Not
Punishment, Looking Ahead, Styles of Discipline, Program Your Child for Success,
Age and Stage Make A Difference, What To Expect Of Young Children, See How
Much You Have Learned!, Practice Exercises, A Record Of My Discipline Practices
And Their Effects.
FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: RESPONDING TO MISBEHAVIOR -- The contents of this
guide include the following: Divert Their Attention, Don't Let the Situation
Get Out of Hand, Responding to Misbehavior, The Future, See How Much You Have
Learned, Practice Exercises, References, A Record of My Discipline Practices
and Their Effects.
FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: TO PREVENT MISBEHAVIOR -- The contents of this guide
include the following: Anticipate Trouble, Providing Interesting Play Things,
Think Like A Child, Get the Child's Attention, To Prevent Misbehavior, See
How Much You Have Learned, Practice Exercises, A Record of My Discipline Practices
and Their Effects.
GUIDE FOR PARENTS: POSITIVE DISCIPLINE . . . BECAUSE KIDS DON'T COME WITH
DIRECTIONS -- "A Guide for Parents looks at some of the common parenting
challenges you may face from birth through early elementary school. This easy
to read, easy to use, 52-page book gives you some ways to address these challenges,
using positive discipline techniques to guide your child's behavior. This
book is filled with ideas that we know really work!"
DISCIPLINE AND CHILD GUIDANCE -- This publication provides information
on the following: proactive strategies, possible reasons children misbehave,
positive discipline techniques, responding to misbehavior, parenting styles,
knowing what to expect from a child, and nurturing your child. The publication
includes written activities.
GOOD TIMES WITH GUIDANCE
AND DISCIPLINE -- Information on the meaning and benefits of discipline
and guidance; six discipline tools; reasons children misbehave; and using
guidance and discipline during different ages and stages (infancy through
early school age).
DISCIPLINE - A DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH -- Information on using discipline
and guidance during different ages and stages (infancy - school age); guidance
and discipline techniques; the problem-solving approach; finding causes and
looking for solutions; spanking; and positive phrasing.
FACTS--DISCIPLINE THAT WORKS: THE AGES AND STAGES APPROACH -- Information
on how to use discipline based on normal changes in your child's development
and behavior; the difference between discipline and punishment; six roadblocks
to good discipline; and six tips for effective discipline. Includes a table
that highlights the development of emotions and tips for discipline at each
age from infancy through age 10.
CHILDREN SERIES: TO PREVENT MISBEHAVIOR -- Information on how to prevent
misbehavior in young children. Discusses changing the setting, child-proofing,
preparing for settings outside the home, providing interesting play activities,
setting rules, positive phrasing, setting a good example, giving choices,
getting your child's attention, spending time with your child, and giving
warning time. Includes written exercises a parent can complete.
CHILD IN YOUR LIFE: WHY WON'T YOU BEHAVE? DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES WITH YOUNG
CHILDREN -- Information on the meaning of discipline, the difference between
discipline and punishment, spanking, good ways to discipline your child, when
you should use discipline, the type of discipline to use based on your child's
age, and tips for disciplining.
YOUNG CHILDREN BEHAVE -- A Principles of Parenting publication. Information
on the meaning of good discipline; discipline for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers;
and how parents act as partners in helping their children learn to behave.
CHILDREN: TEMPER TANTRUMS -- This article provides information on temper
tantrums at different ages & stages, how to handle tantrums, and preventing
tantrums (includes a plan of action worksheet).
TAMING TEMPER TANTRUMS
-- This article provides strategies for preventing and dealing with tantrums
CHILDHOOD AGGRESSION: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? HOW CAN IT BE MANAGED?
-- This fact sheet discusses aggression in children: how it develops, what
it looks like at different ages, and what adults can do to lessen aggression
"I CAN DO IT MYSELF":
ENCOURAGING INDEPENDENCE IN YOUNG CHILDREN -- This article addresses age-specific
steps toward independence and the adult's role in fostering independence and
GUIDING CHILDREN TOWARD SELF-DISCIPLINE -- This article includes the following
information: definition of self-discipline; understanding the difference between
guidance, discipline, and punishment; the child's world--family; basic needs
(love & respect); causes of behavior (energy, curiosity, & a bad day now and
then); a plan for guiding children (the importance of rules, punishment, guidance
can replace punishment).