On NATURAL/LOGICAL CONSEQUENCES (reblog)

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Kim's Counseling Corner

Many years ago, I was given some informal training in the Love and Logic parenting techniques. Like most information sources, I integrate and use the ideas that fit my values and circumstances. Love and Logic actually taught me several good parenting techniques that stick with me as a parent and therapist.

NATURAL/LOGICAL CONSEQUENCES

One of the main premises of the Love and Logic approach is to allow your child to experience “natural” consequences for their actions. The concept of natural consequences is not exclusive to Love and Logic so there are a lot of good resources to learn about the idea behind natural consequences and how to apply them. I found Education World offers a good description of the purpose and usefulness behind logical consequences and Empowering Parents describes the benefits of natural consequences.

A natural/logical/related consequence is basically allowing your child or teen to experience a consequence that relates most closely…

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