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Finding the right balance in disciplining your kids isn't easy. If it were, you wouldn't hear so many little people having meltdowns in the aisles at Target. Most parents will tell you keeping the peace is a delicate juggling act and these days all the buzz is around making things positive both in schools and at home.

While this sounds fine and dandy, in the heat of the moment it can be really easy to lose your cool and resort to the same negative discipline tactics you likely learned as a child. However, if negative behavior is a pattern with your kids, it's time to make some changes. A great place to start is by taking a look at what works with students in the classroom and scaling it down to help your children at home.

Check out these positive teacher tricks you can start using immediately. Make sure to also take a peek at the awesome tools we found on Pinterest at the end of the gallery. Get ready, your life is about to get a whole lot more manageable. Really.