In order to take responsibility for their actions, children must learn that actions have consequences. Sometimes they are natural—for example, the natural consequence of not studying is failing a test. At other times, parents must impose a logical consequence that corresponds to the action—like requiring a child to earn the money to replace a lost library book. Allowing your child to experience consequences is setting him up for success.
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