Behaviours and Discipline

Daredevil kids

Daredevil kids

Some kids are reckless beyond reason. We try to hold them back, but they always find a way to climb everywhere and continuously put themselves in dangerous situations.

October 5, 2020
Young but polite!

Young but polite!

When should we start teaching good manners and etiquette to our children and when will they be able to apply them? Here are some answers for you!

October 1, 2020
Be careful what you tell your children

Be careful what you tell your children

These little sayings seem harmless but they can leave negative traces and give your child a false sense of guilt. Here is a quick autopsy of the parental language.

September 21, 2020
Is consistency the key to success?

Is consistency the key to success?

How useful is that consistency with a capital “C” that everyone is talking about? Super useful, I swear. But what is consistency exactly?

August 31, 2020
Do you ever repeat yourself?

Do you ever repeat yourself?

Did you know that an adult repeats a request to his child three to five times on average? And you? How many times do you repeat? Too many, I suppose.

August 3, 2020
Should we reward children?

Should we reward children?

Just like punishments, rewards are given to control children. The difference only lies in the fact that one is more positive than the other. We want the child to continue behaving well so we buy it in some way.

April 6, 2020
Discipline is more than punishment!

Discipline is more than punishment!

Wondering how you can supervise your children more effectively without increasingly threatening and punishing? Read these tips from Nancy Doyon.  

March 30, 2020
Discipline: How much is enough?

Discipline: How much is enough?

A loving attitude, clear rules and applying the consequences that were stated will encourage the development of positive behaviours in children.

October 21, 2019
Which behaviours should I punish?

Which behaviours should I punish?

Being a parent means having a thousand questions about discipline, punishments and interventions. Yet if we respect the two following basic principals, we should do fine!

October 7, 2019
Say no to physical punishment!

Say no to physical punishment!

Recently, the press published the results of a recent study that established a link between increased aggressiveness in children and the use of corporal punishment by parents.

August 5, 2019

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