Discipline and behavior guidelines.. The discipline. Active listening and learning limits and rules

The discipline:

Many people believe that the smallest babies do not need discipline, however, children need to be educated from birth.
Accommodations should be made according to their age and level of understanding. Good discipline from the early stages favors a good family environment.

When applying discipline, it must be taken into account that children must be educated in a constructive way, leaving aside threats, shouting, among others.
You should appreciate what is the right time to apply the calls for attention, and you should avoid embarrassing the child in front of any social circle.

Active listening and learning limits and rules:

You should also learn to listen to the child and try to understand the different situations, without the need to compare him with the others, you should help find the right solution to resolve conflicts.
With the little ones, it is important to strengthen care and likewise direct them to the adequacy of rules and limits so that they learn to be disciplined from their earliest stages.
Below are different ways to apply discipline according to age.

0 to 2 years:

At this age, discipline is limited to accident prevention, since at this stage children tend to explore, but are not aware of the danger.
Here it is important not to give in to whims, tantrums must be controlled properly without giving in to blackmail, it is also important not to yell but to remain calm.

3 to 4 years:

At this stage children begin to develop independence, here the consequences of acts are better understood and it is the perfect stage to set rules and limits.

5 years:

At this age a great sense of conscience is acquired, children are ready to help with chores around the house, have a better management of emotions and control tantrums.
This stage is important to implement empathy, educational consequences are applied and new, slightly stricter rules can be implemented that are in accordance with the needs of the child.

6 to 7 years:

At this stage the children begin to develop social skills, since the children are already in school, here the discipline extends not only to the house but also to the school.
Here compliance with the rules can be implemented through positive reinforcement (small incentives, playing time, among others).
Here the discipline is implemented in order to correct behaviors and the search for solutions to resolve conflicts.

8 to 10 years:

At this stage it is important to implement the dialogue and lead the child to understand the reason for their actions.
Likewise, it continues to be reinforced that the result of good actions brings privileges and it must be ensured that children achieve optimal independence and never do their homework.

It's important to remember:

  •  Don't yell and insult.
  •  Set limits and establish rules.
  •  Learn to listen and understand children.
  •  Do not compare with others or embarrass
  •  Punishments must be age-appropriate and it must also be taken into account that it is beneficial to apply positive reinforcement.