Health Tip: Disciplining Your Toddler
(HealthDay News) -- Toddlers are fast learners, and they tend to test their parents' disciplinary skills.
The Nemours Foundation offers these guidelines for warding off temper tantrums:
Give your little one plenty of attention and praise, offering frequent positive attention for good behavior.
Feed your child's need for independence by giving him or her control over small choices, such as what fruit to have with lunch.
Give your child only age-appropriate challenges, games and toys to avoid frustration. Start with simple challenges first.
Pick your battles wisely.
Don't push your child beyond his or her limits, such as by going on errands when the child is already tired.
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