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Let the consequences do the talking


Behavioural consequences are a parent’s best friends. When consistently applied behaviour consequences will improve kids’ behaviour and increase personal responsibility.   Too often parents will over talk or repeat themselves to get cooperation from their kids.  Too much talk and most modern kids tune out.   Alternatively, parents who protect their kids from the consequences of poor or selfish behaviour aren’t doing them any favours as they so robbing them of terrific learning opportunities.    I love the notion of behavioural consequences as they teach kids to take responsibility for their lives and to make smarter choices.  They are also a non-punitive discipline measure, enabling kids to keep their dignity and ensuring that learning is maximised.   Parents can use two types of consequences – logical and ...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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