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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