Father with Son

Conscious Discipline Consequences: FAQs and Common Scenarios

This is Part Three of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. If you missed it, catch up on Part One and Part Two. In Part One of this series,...

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Boys Fighting

The Three Types of Consequences and How to Give Them

This is Part Two of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. You can read Part One here. In Part One of our consequences series, we explained how Conscious...

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Boy stealing candy

Why Conscious Discipline Consequences Work and Punishments Don’t (And How to Give Effective Consequences)

This is Part One of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. Conscious Discipline offers solutions for social-emotional learning, discipline and self-regulation. The goal is to help parents and...

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Behavior Intervention Strategies

Behavior Intervention Strategies That Work

Problem behavior is always a call for help. It is the child’s attempt to express the need to be taught new coping strategies to handle upset or disappointment safely....

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Tantrums

Manejo de Berrinches

No es fácil conservar la calma ante despliegues emocionales abruptos de otra persona, y menos cuando provienen de quienes amamos. Presenciar un berrinche nunca es fácil, y saber qué...

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Girl with heart glasses

Conflict Management: Seeing Conflict As an Opportunity to Teach and Learn

My eyes look up as I try to finish correcting students´ math quizzes. As a few of them wait in line to receive their feedback, I notice two students...

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Kid Playing on Ropes

CD for Parents: Teaching Children How to Follow Directions

Teaching children how to follow directions can be a frustrating endeavor. One reason is that we rarely break directions into a simple step-by-step process. Often, we rattle off directions...

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Mom Tricycle

CD for Parents: It’s Your Choice – Love or Fear

Do you ever wonder why you do certain things, like why do you reward yourself with a piece of cake or a new pair of shoes for being a...

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Hijack

CD for Parents: Stop Hijacking Natural Consequences

This is a confession! Yep, I hijacked a natural consequence. It’s reported that confession is good for the soul. Just maybe it will be good for someone else also....

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