From the Shaping Futures blog

Discipline

There's been a great deal of discussion about disciplining children in recent days in light of child abuse charges made against a pro football player.  

As an organization operating 6 Early Head Start centers serving 220 infants and toddlers between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years old, we have done considerable training with our teaching staff about discipline.  Here are a few key points to keep in mind about disciplining children:

Discipline is not punishment; it’s guidance…it’s learning…it’s a training process that takes patience. 
The goal of discipline is to help children build their own self-control.  And it takes time.

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