Consequences & Rewards

Do you ever wonder if you're giving the right consequences? Perhaps you don't feel like it's having an effect on your child's behavior. And are natural consequences for children always the best thing? Parenting strategies that explain the right way to give consequences to your child and teen—and the importance of giving rewards.

Why Kids Tell Lies And What To Do About It

By James Lehman, MSW

33 Comments

Q: When your child lies to you, it hurts. As parents, it makes us angry and we take it personally. We feel like we can never trust our child again. Why does lying cause such anger, pain and worry for parents? James: Parents are understandably very afraid of their children getting hurt and getting into trouble,... Read more »

Offer for FREE Empowering Parents Personal Parenting Plan Advertisement for Empowering Parents Total Transformation Deluxe Subscription
Mother stating consequences to her defiant son

Kids Who Ignore Consequences: 10 Ways to Make Them Stick

By James Lehman, MSW

17 Comments

Does your child ignore every consequence you give him? James Lehman can help with 10 specific ways to make consequences work—even for the most resistant child. When kids are faced with something unpleasant, they'll often act like it doesn't matter to them. When your child says, “I don't care,” or seems unaffected when you give him... Read more »

Child Discipline: Consequences and Effective Parenting

By Janet Lehman, MSW

15 Comments

Remember how you felt when you brought your baby home from the hospital for the first time? When your child was an infant, you probably acknowledged that you were anxious and unsure of what you were doing at times—most new parents are. In my experience, those kinds of feelings continue as we raise our kids—we... Read more »

1 2 3 4
Connect with us
Advertisement for Empowering Parents Online Parent Coaching