How Do Great Parents…Develop Natural and Logical Consequences

Natural and Logical Consequences

(material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.)

  • Make consequences age-appropriate.
  • Be sure you can live with consequences you set up.
  • Make consequences immediate.
  • Give child choice of consequence ahead of time.
  • Make consequence natural and nonpunitive.
  • Involve child whenever possible.
  • Be friendly and polite.
  • Use consequences that are short and to the point.
  • Quickly offer new learning opportunities to be successful.

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