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Effective Child Discipline: Advice for Parents

January 9, 2019

Effective Child Discipline: Advice for Parents

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently published an updated policy statement concerning effective child discipline. The newest recommendations from the AAP encourage parents to avoid physical contact or hurtful words when addressing undesirable behavior in children. Instead, the group continues to endorse alternative forms of discipline. Discipline is different from punishment “The latest research […]

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