Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
Parenting is hard work! But it can also be fun and rewarding. There are many things you can do to help build a safe, stable, and nurturing relationship with your child. This website will help you handle some common parenting challenges, so you can be a more confident parent and enjoy helping your child grow.
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Set expectations using family rules, reward charts, and daily schedules
Learn about consequences like ignoring and distraction and tips for discipline
Get information on skills like praise and active listening
Encourage your child to listen by giving simple, effective directions
Get tips on when, where, and how to use time-out
A mother finds that her son does not follow her directions and figures out what is causing the problem. Watch this and other videos that show how to use the positive parenting skills.
You send your child to time-out for hitting her sister. She keeps getting up and comes back with a toy. What would you do? Click here for this activity and other chances to practice the positive parenting skills.
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