Behaviors

This page is all about teaching behaviors to babies and toddlers, dealing with tantrums, enforcing consequences, using positive reinforcement, and more!

If you’d rather view these posts in list form, please visit the –> Behavior Page.

In these posts, you’ll find information about setting expectations with regards to behaviors, and making corrections using discipline. Things like tantrums are addressed, along with teaching positive behaviors such as saying please and thank you.

These posts discuss using rewards systems, positive reinforcement, and consequences in a consistent manner.

You may also be interested to view the regressions page, and the leaps and milestones page. Often there can be behavior disruptions during regressions and leaps. It is important to know about these topics as well!

Highly Sensitive Child Parenting Strategies

Our daughter is a highly sensitive child. When you have a highly sensitive child, parenting strategies for the typical child just don’t work in the same way. We’ve had a…

The Highly Sensitive Child

A few months ago, I mentioned to a friend that we were really struggling with our daughter’s behavior. Our toolbox of ideas had run out (read more here) and we…

When Your Parenting Toolbox Isn’t Enough

We’ve tried everything. Everything. We’ve read books, we’ve exhausted all of the options we can come up with. We’ve even gone into avoidance mode. Nothing is working. As it turns…

Printable Parenting Tools by MOC

Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months

How We Handle Screaming Fits With Our 3 Year Old

This post originally appeared at Christine Keys blog in September of 2018. Our daughter is insanely well behaved. She is very mature. She is also very passionate, and very strong-willed.…

4 Things You Need To Know About Disciplining Toddlers

Today we have a guest post from Christine Keys. She is a member of the Babywise Friendly Blog Network, and I love her take on discipline. These are 4 very…

3 Powerful Ways To Conquer Your Toddler’s Irrational Fears

It’s Babywise Friendly Blog Network week! We are all writing on the topic of “fears”. See below for the full schedule of topics and links from all of these wonderful…

How to Give Instructions to Your Toddler & Achieve Successful Results

It’s Babywise Friendly Blog Network week! See below for our full schedule this week (8 AMAZING posts on Babywise series topics that are not schedule or sleep related). Today is…

USING STICKER CHARTS

This was a requested post following the post discussing the 18 month sleep regression (why it happens and what to do). I just want to take a minute to outline…