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How to Discipline a Child

How to Discipline a Child

The style of discipline used in any family is defined by the parenting style. Extensive research shows that discipline follows three main styles: Authoritarian. In an authoritarian family, obedience is a virtue. The child has no verbal give and take. The child has little or no autonomy and often feels rejected. This is when “Father […]

How to Discipline Your Children When They Are Hyperactive

How to Discipline Your Children When They Are Hyperactive

“John’s so hyper!” his grandmother exclaimed after two hours of grueling babysitting with her young grandson. “He wouldn’t sit down once.. .not even to eat!” John’s mother had heard the term hyper used before to describe her son, and she had even used it herself. But when her mother started complaining about John’s behavior, John’s […]

How to Solve Child Discipline Problem By The ABC Approach

How to Solve Child Discipline Problem By The ABC Approach

ABC is a simple way to sort out behavior. Each problem is looked at in three parts: A. the antecedent (what triggered it off) B. the behavior (what the child did) C. the consequence (how we reacted and what were the pay-offs). Putting ABC into action A mother complains that her daughter is obstinate, abusive […]