Best age to start disciplining children

Um.. As soon as they need disciplining? LOL that's not a very clear answer, but I feel like it's never too early to discipline APPROPRIATELY.

You have to try and put yourself in the baby/toddler's shoes. Are they really acting out or do they just not understand that what they're doing is wrong? I lean towards explaining everything first since Avery's so young I don't think she completely understands right and wrong yet. I'll say no and remove her from whatever the situation is. It can take several times for a baby to learn something so it's okay to repeat yourself over and over again. As a child get's older I wouldn't let them get away with that.

I also don't put up with tantrums at any age. Avery had her first tantrum at about 10-11months and I calmly removed her from the situation and let her calm herself down. She didn't get whatever it was she wanted but I let her play again once she was calm.

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I'm the proud mama of my daughter Avery, born on June 6, 2013. I'm 26 years old, I work from home as a graphic designer, I will be testing for my 5th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do in 2015. My husband, Derek, and I have been happily married for 3 years.