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Discipline

Posted by on Feb. 27, 2014 at 11:57 AM
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So, we all know what a pain discipline can be- no matter what your parenting philosophy is.

We recently stopped all corporal discipline in our house. Now we use a jar system. It has been working really well for us.

Just thought I would share for anyone else still struggling with this.

In a little over three weeks, my kids have really turned around (not completely well-behaved, but MUCH better than they were).

Here are our jars.
This one is pretty self explanatory.

In the disciplinary jar, there are 15 strips of paper. Each strip has a different consequence on it.
When a kid acts up, they reach into the jar and 'pick' their discipline. If they throw a fit because they don't like the one they got, they get to get another and have two.

This has really helped us out, and I just wanted to post it, for other families to try and see if it works for them.

The poem on the Pos. Behavior Jar is something I wrote, but, if you're going to use this idea, or one like it, feel free to use the poem.

Good luck!

by on Feb. 27, 2014 at 11:57 AM
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Sandiekd21
by Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 12:32 PM

BUMP!

MistressMinerva
by on Feb. 27, 2014 at 1:04 PM
1 mom liked this

Thanks for sharing.


aidensmomma508
by on Feb. 27, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Wow that's a good idea

Sandiekd21
by Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Thank you.

It's worked really well for our family.

Quoting aidensmomma508:

Wow that's a good idea


TigerofMu
by Bronze Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 5:12 PM

What kinds of consequences do you have in the discipline jar?

momofnatalie
by Bronze Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 10:22 PM

What an awesome idea!  Thank you for sharing!

celestegood
by Bronze Member on Feb. 28, 2014 at 1:01 AM
Awesome idea!
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Sandiekd21
by Member on Feb. 28, 2014 at 9:14 AM
1 mom liked this

I have, No TV for Two Days, No Video Games For Two Days, Water To Drink Only For Two Days (they can have as much as they want, but it's going to be ONLY water for two days), Do A Chore Assigned By Disciplining Parent, Showers Only For A Week (no fun baths!), and things like that.

There's also Stand In The Corner.

Quoting TigerofMu:

What kinds of consequences do you have in the discipline jar?


Sandiekd21
by Member on Feb. 28, 2014 at 9:15 AM

You're welcome.

Quoting momofnatalie:

What an awesome idea!  Thank you for sharing!


Sandiekd21
by Member on Feb. 28, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Thanks.

Quoting celestegood: Awesome idea!


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