Parents often wonder how to control toddler temper tantrums especially when out in public. You set limits by telling your child “no” and explaining why once. Always acknowledge the good things that your child does. In fact, limit setting can be a profound act of love. Setting limits on your child is a way to help him internalize good behavior. In the instance of adverse behaviour being persistently observed, Educators will evaluate their program, room set up, supervision etc. Additionally, children don’t disobey their parents out of spite, or because they are just “bad”. Discipline helps with goal-setting, and keeps your child focused on their goals. The general guidelines for setting limits with all ages of children are listed here. Below, she offers insight into building better boundaries and maintaining them. Ensure that children do not receive attention for inappropriate behaviour.