Threats vs. Promises with kids...
When you repeatedly threaten your children with consequences for bad behavior and rarely follow through, you are teaching them, repeatedly, that there's a chance they'll get away with the behavior again. If there is always A CHANCE there won't be a consequence, why do what they're is told?
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Mary Bowles, PsyD, abd, LMFT
My blog posts are just some of the bits of information I find useful for some or all of my clients.