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How To Raise Your Kids In A Disciplined Manner

As a parent, you have to know what that role means. Your kids must learn many things from you, and one of those things is discipline. This means several different things, so you need to continue reading for it to be unpacked. Find out how to raise your kids in a disciplined manner.

Tip: If you find yourself driving a great distance, but have children in the vehicle for the trip, don't be afraid to pull over from time to time and get a breath of fresh air. Most people want to get to their destination as quickly as possible.

When you are dealing with younger kids, one good method to use with them is timeout. However, many parents don't pay enough attention to this to enforce it properly, or they mismanage the time. For example, a kid should be in timeout approximately for one minute for each year of their age. If a child is 5, then they should be in timeout for 5 minutes.

Tip: Do not give a toddler or infant any kind of soda. Try giving them cold or warm milk, sugarless juice, and water so that they can get nutrients and vitamins.

Kids love rewards, and kids love stickers. Guess what! Stickers make great rewards. You can use chore charts or some kind of rewards system for your children regarding certain things. Positive reinforcement here is key, where you are guiding them to the right decisions and actions, and you are also telling them that they did a good job. Positive reinforcement helps keep your kids moving in the right direction with motivation.

Tip: If a toddler is becoming bored with his or her toys or isn't playing with them as much, rotate them. The interest span of a toddler usually only lasts a couple days.

Taking away privileges really works with disciplining your children. It really gets the point across to children, although you have to watch for the signs and sometimes combine this with other things. Also, you want to make sure you get your point across with what you tell them as well.

Tip: If you are about to become a stepparent, make sure you realize that it can be a long time before your stepchild gets along with you. Often, children continue to want their parents to reunite.

You need to be making sure you're paying enough attention to your child. This involves listening to their feelings and when they need to tell you something. You want your children to grow up trusting you and confiding in you. They are going to need you in order to learn how to make the right decisions. They are going to need to start conversations in order to tell you things, and you must be listening to your children.

Tip: You should set your child up for success while potty training by bringing him or her to the bathroom every few hours. They haven't quite learned yet how to communicate to you that they need to eliminate and may only do so after it's too late.

Whenever you are determining consequences for your children, you need to understand that they must be logical consequences. Your children also need to be able to fully understand them in order for them to be effective. Make sure you clearly state what the consequences are, and whenever possible, always make sure consequences are known beforehand. This isn't always going to be the case, but you need to do this as often as possible.

Tip: Parents should not pressure their teens to attend a college that the student isn't interested in attending. Teenagers will often rebel against their parents' wishes if they feel they are being overly controlling.

If your kid is throwing a tantrum, then they need to be ignored. While this might be hard to do, you must remember those days. Paying attention to them will only make the tantrum get worse, or you will give in and make the situation worse in general. Instead, ignoring them makes the child calm down after letting the feelings out to talk sensibly to you about any matters.

Raising your children properly and teaching them discipline isn't always easy, but it is the right way to do things. You will see the results as your children grow, so make sure you remember the advice that has been told to you.

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