Parenting can be an exhausting task, especially if children and teenagers don’t easily follow the lead. Where in the past, parents used physical punishment as a way to get their kids in line, we nowadays use different ways to discipline them.
Difference between consequences and punishment
Consequences will encourage the desired behavior where punishment accentuates what the child has done wrong. The emphasis is really different and it is important to communicate to the child what it is you do want as opposed to what you don’t want them to do. One other significant aspect is that consequences aim to keep lines of communication open where in punishment we often observe parents ignoring their children as part of the punishment.
There are a few different types of consequences: [Read more…] about Parenting Tips – Parenting With Consequences