When most parents hear the words children and discipline, they think punishment, rules and consequences, but it's actually more than that. How you discipline your young children sets the stage for future behavior. It teaches young children how to manage their emotions, deal with disappointment or frustration, and form relationships with other people.

Carolyn Pirak with Seattle-based Talaris Institute talks about a discipline approach that's preferred by child experts. She addresses questions such as what to keep in mind when you are disciplining your child and what to do if you're having trouble getting the behavior you want from your child.

Learning for Life airs every Wednesday on KING Morning News on KONG 6/16 TV between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m.

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