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Focus on Behavior & Discipline
January 2016 | Issue No. 115
Top Tips for Surviving Tantrums
We’ve all been there, and every parent understands that sometimes young children pick the most inopportune times to lose it. On the bright side, these meltdowns are a temporary phase that most children outgrow by age four.
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By: Kathleen Berchelmann, M.D., FAAP
Tip: Avoid Rewarding Children with Food
Icon_award.jpgDon't overlook the importance of verbal praise. When your child is doing things right, tell him or her. Words of approval can  boost self-esteem.
Where We Stand: School Supension or Expulsion
ison_school.jpgThe AAP does not support zero tolerance policies and recommends that student suspension or expulsion should be considered on a case-by-case basis. Read the full policy statement here
Food Fights
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