CREATIVE WAYS TO ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO BEHAVE

Fun Ways to Reward ChildrenWe started discussing positive discipline last week. Here are some creative ways to encourage children to behave properly. http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/children/parents/behavior/201.html Beat the Clock: Good method for a dawdling child.Ask the child to do a task. Set a timer. If the task is done before the timer rings, your child gets a reward. […]

Positive Attention For Nannies and Au Pairs

The Power of Positive Attention To continue the conversation about discipline we have posted an article about positive attention below. http://www.daic.org/Tips.html Positive attention reassures children, builds self-esteem, and creates a happier environment for the whole family. [Caregivers] should: 1. Make positive attention specific: Tell [the] child exactly what he or she did that you liked. […]

USING POSITIVE DISCIPLINE FOR NANNIES AND AU PAIRS

Positive Discipline By Rory Donaldsonhttp://www.brainsarefun.com/Posdis.html Positive discipline describes a way to reduce undesirable behavior, and increase desirable behavior, by rewarding the positive rather than punishing the negative. Positive Discipline describes an action that is introduced after a desirable behavior so that the behavior will be repeated in the future. Positive Discipline is based on the […]