When confronting the challenge of disciplining their children, moms and dads often default to the ways their own parents disciplined them, sometimes with harmful results.
HIGH FIVE DISCIPLINE
Positive Parenting for Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Kids
by Candice W. Jones, MD
American Academy of Pediatrics, December 2021
In HIGH FIVE DISCIPLINE, mom and practicing pediatrician Dr. Candice Jones shows parents a better way. This positive parenting guide helps parents understand child development and how the ways that children are disciplined shapes not only their behavior but their overall health and well-being.
Dr. Jones coaches parents to understand their child’s developmental stages and their own motivations to create a family discipline plan that manages misbehavior and encourages good behavior. Her advice is packed with developmentally appropriate strategies to tame tantrums, stop sibling squabbles, and reward better behavior, to create a calmer, more harmonious home.
Candice W. Jones, MD, FAAP, is a board certified, practicing pediatrician, spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, and host of the podcast KIDing Around with Dr. Candice. She is the mother of two children and lives near Orlando, Florida.