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Discipline Styles

Discipline is key in parenting. Learn the underlying philosophies of various types of discipline to pick the style that aligns with your family's values.
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Boundary-based discipline teaches kids to follow the rules.
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Use gentle discipline to teach your child how to manage his behavior.
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