Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rewards can be many things…be creative with them. Make it FUN!

My last addition discussed the importance of having balance in our parenting that includes both rewards and limit-setting consequences.  Go here for more Bill Strong Denver Counseling. As I pointed out, it’s common for a parent to be more skilled … Continue reading

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Rewards and Consequences…both are equally important in parenting!

I’m often asked by parents whether they should be focusing on consequences or rewards…and I always say “Yes”!  As with many things, I encourage balance. Rewards and limit-setting type consequences are each effective in guiding our children’s behavior.  Used correctly, … Continue reading

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More on Healthy Family Traits…keep developing and continuing family rituals!

  I know I discussed the importance of rituals in families during Father’s Day weekend.  I want to use this space to reiterate just how important family rituals are. What have you and your family done this summer that is … Continue reading

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