Child behaviour: Positive ways to encourage kids to behave well

Helping your child learn how to behave well is a challenge that you share with parents and carers around the world. The good news is that you can start teaching your child about positive behaviours from a very young age.

Originally made for Australia’s respected Raising Children Network, the short video below shows real parents (some whose famous faces you might recognise) helping their children learn how to behave well.

Check out their tips for:

  • Using empathy to teach children about feelings
  • The benefits of catching children being good
  • How to avoid whining
  • Keeping instructions clear and simple
  • The importance of giving kids responsibilities and consequences
  • Choosing your battles

Sourced from the Raising Children website, Australia’s trusted parenting website.
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