Tag: punishment

A Bad Day

The second I walked into my son Jack’s Pre-K classroom and saw the look on his teacher’s face I knew something was wrong.  She shook her head and said, “He had a bad day.” Ugh.   A bad day.   She went on to tell me that he wouldn’t sit still during nap time, wouldn’t

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Wisdom Wednesday

When You Accidently Punish Yourself: Another Plug for Logical Consequences Just about a month ago, I wrote a Wisdom Wednesday post about the value of using logical consequences with my children to actually affect changes in their behavior versus simply punishing them and/or giving myself a break from them. I’ve really been trying to do what

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