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Good Queen Bess 2 kids; Ontario 45869 posts
3rd May '13
Quoting Destinite:" Well, that is usually a given in my house. That was my parents rule when I was growing up. Homework first, then chores, then fun."


Exactly.



I think that sometimes parents have an 'all or nothing' idea of discipline...which is actually just punishment. You can utilized multiple tactics for discipline where a child learns boundaries, self-regulation and appropriate behaviours without going to the extreme.



I'm a firm believer in picking your battles.

Destinite 1 child; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 31405 posts
3rd May '13
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" Exactly. I think that sometimes parents have an 'all or nothing' idea of discipline...which is actually ... [snip!] ... self-regulation and appropriate behaviours without going to the extreme. I'm a firm believer in picking your battles."

I definitely agree with that