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    Discipline vs Punishment

    Punishment vs. Discipline Good behavior is a learning process for children, and we are their roadmap. Children usually behave per their own emotions and impulses. At the same time, being a parent is also a learning process and sometimes we rely on our own emotions and impulses to teach. Usually, that means we divert directly to punishments when a child misbehaves, missing a crucial opportunity to teach them. With that said, I am going to break down how to teach good behavior through discipline vs. punishment. Let’s compare the two words and what they really mean: • Punishment – means to inflict pain or suffering as a penalty. • Discipline – means to ....

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  •  in Jonesboro - Joey Perry Martial Arts Academy - Edutainment


    Edutainment Be the parent your child needs you to be. They need you to be in their world. That means interacting and playing with them on their level to prompt them through the tasks and chores they don’t want to do. Here are some tips and examples of using effectively using edutainment with your child. 1. Practice Healthy Competition The child's brain loves novelty. That is why healthy competition and games get them excited. You can help your child accomplish the daily tasks they do not necessarily want to do by adding a fun edutainment component. Edutainment in daily tasks may include incorporating a game or competition into their nighttime routine to prompt them to ....

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  •  in Jonesboro - Joey Perry Martial Arts Academy - Prompting


    Prompting How can you set your child up for daily success? One of the most effective ways to do this is to focus on prompting instead of punishment. Here’s what you need about prompting your child toward good behavior and decisions: 1. Friendly Competition One of the ways to prompt your child toward good behavior is to create a simple competition where you dare them to turn a negative behavior to a positive one. If your child is fidgety and doesn’t sit still or tends to be disruptive, for instance, create a friendly competition or prompt that steers them to better behavior. To have them sit still, you may ask “Let’s see if you can sit better than ....

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  •  in Jonesboro - Joey Perry Martial Arts Academy - Patience


    Patience Take a few extra seconds when responding to poor behavior. This demonstrates compassion, empathy, and self-control on your part. Sometimes all you need to do is think about responding in the most patient manner to help re-direct your child. A few seconds can make a big difference. 1. Ask, Listen, Explain Patience helps you to establish better solutions for difficult moments with your child. If your child has a temper tantrum, for instance, take a few seconds to calm down before reacting. Then, ask questions to help determine what is really driving the behavior. Listen to what they say and then explain what they could have done instead. Patience can lead to ....

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    At Joey Perry Martial Arts Academy, we are working hard to go above and beyond for every person who walks through our doors. And you could be next! We are offering Jonesboro a hands-on approach to Kids Martial Arts. And you don’t need any prior experience to succeed! Come visit us at Joey Perry Martial Arts Academy and see for yourself what makes us the best Jonesboro facility in town. Just fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! And don't forget to click below to visit us on our social media pages!! ....

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