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If I give my child a consequence for the rest of the day for throwing a tantrum in the morning, can I restore his privileges later for being good?

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If I give my child a consequence for the rest of the day for throwing a tantrum in the morning, can I restore his privileges later for being good?

When it comes to consequences, I usually don't like any consequences that happen and then just have a time limit on them. Because where did that time limit come from? Why are they getting their privileges back? I don't understand. So I'm sure the kids won't. I always like there to be a negative consequence, so if they lost that TV time, that TV time's gone, until they have to put in some extra work to be able to make up for whatever inappropriate behavior they had. That extra work, as soon as that's done, to parents' standards, then they get their privileges back.

So if we take away just time-based punishment and actually add this piece in, where it's gone until you want to step up and do some extra work, then everyone's on the same page. It's really easy to know, "Okay, this is how long privileges are gone, this is what you do to get them back." Now, during that time when they've lost privileges and we're waiting for them to do their work to get them back, there shouldn't be any be rewards during that time. There should actually be very little fun time for the kids overall. And it's just, now... there's no privileges, no fun until you do the work that you need to do to get all that back. Now, the kid can decide when they get that done. They want to be stubborn and wait a couple of days? That's fine. I'm not going to make them do it. You just don't have privileges for a couple of days. You want to get it done right away in 20 minutes? You've earned all your privileges back in 20 minutes. So that motivates the kid and teaches them as well that not only are there consequences for inappropriate behaviors, but, "I've got to do something to make up for that, and I've got to put in some extra work and pull my weight around this house and contribute something to be able to earn my privileges. They're not just given to me; I've got to earn them. I did something that didn't meet expectations, so I didn't earn them, so now I've got to do something else to be able to earn those privileges."

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