Using consequences effectively (learn more about that here and here) is one of the best ways to improve behavior, but it’s not the only way. Evidence has shown positive reinforcement to be an effective way to help our kids behave better and develop a deep sense of self-esteem. As a parent, I know that I want both of those things.
Listen as Jeff Tesch, LMFT teaches the most effective way to use positive reinforcement in your home. Many of the techniques are things you can start today!