This is a difficult place and the definitions of these ideas often get wrongly exchanged... So I want to start by breaking them down a bit. Threats are empty and cruel. They simply teach our children to fear us rather than to problem solve and understand how behavior is related to consequences. There is a difference between natural and logical consequences and we have to be careful not to exchange the word consequence for punishment. Especially when it is handed down out of frustration and anger. The post The Difference Between Threats and Consequences appeared first on Little Sprigs.