An effective consequence is a privilege your child is interested in.
The advantage here is that you are working as a team to solve the problem.
If we lack personal boundaries, what can we expect of our sons and daughters? picks one winner after months of audition cuts and performances.
If the door has been wide open, it's okay to shut it, a little, a lot, or completely. Be prepared to answer teens when your boundary is nonnegotiable. She answered, "Choose one, not both." If your values aren't compromised — compromise. Another mom's son asked for long hair and a piercing.In order to choose the right privilege to use as a consequence, you have to know your child.What would really impact them if they lost it for a short period of time?