Read on for age-by-age guidance on putting natural consequences to work for your family - naturally.
Your marriage (or your adult partnership) is the foundation upon which your entire family is built. If your relationship is strong, your family will be stronger. Your life will be more peaceful. You’ll be a better parent and quite simply, you’ll have more fun in your life. Even if you believe this, it can be hard to put your adult relationship in the position of importance it deserves. Yes, being a parent can get in the way of your relationship, but you don’t want to let it flounder until the kids are older and you can ‘get around to it’!
Children do not have much control over their daily lives, and it can be frustrating for little ones trying to gain some independence. Luckily, there is an easy solution to this problem, and it is one that will help with overall behavior as well: Offer choices to your children instead of always telling them what to do and when to do it.
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