7 Principles of Positive Discipline

  1. Tell children what they can do instead of what they cannot do.
  2. Protect and preserve children's feelings that they are lovable and capable.
  3. Offer Children choices only when you are willing to abide by their decisions.
  4. Change the environment instead of the child's behavior.
  5. Work with the children instead of against them.
  6. Give children safe limits they can understand. Recognize their feelings without accepting their consistently. When children break rules, allow them to experience the consequences of their behavior.
  7. Set a good example. Speak and act only in the ways you want children to speak and act.