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Kids Punishment

When your kid faces a natural consequence, he/she is facing the outcome of a decision he has made, whether or not the outcome of that decision is understood, as opposed to punishment, which is an imposed consequence for a decision that was made in spite of any understanding or warning the child may have been given. Which do you use?

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Happy Kids

All good parents have one thing in common: they want the best for their kids, they all want happy kids.

Over the years, I have heard countless parents say that their main concern is repeating their own parents’ mistakes. One mom told me, “I know exactly what mistakes I don’t want to make,” The she added more nervously, “I’m not worried about what to do, no what not to do!”

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Teach a child to be responsible for his choices

Responsible Children

All families have 2 common goals, with regard to DISCIPLINE, they want their kids to:

Learn the difference between right and wrong
Learn accountability & take responsibility for their actions

Punishment vs. negative consequence: What is the difference between natural consequences and punishment?

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