Discipline and Limit Setting

In order to follow rules and understand limits, children need to develop self-control.

Self-control is the ability to cope with strong feelings and stop one’s self from doing something that is not allowed. Developing self-control begins at birth and continues throughout childhood. Read more about how young children learn self-control through interactions with peers, parents, and other loving adults.

Watch how parents and caregivers can set age-appropriate limits for young children learning to cope with their emotions.
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