Spank/yell/or punish you sternly. Make you apologize to the cashier and are forbidden candy for a month.
Your parent pays for the candy saying "kids!" to the clerk and then gives you the candy bar.
Your parent(s) explains how taking something that isn't yours makes the other person feel and discusses ways to make amends without any shame.
Spank, Yell, or give me a stern time out as punishment
Roll their eyes at you and clean it up themselves.
Gently describe what they see and what needs to be done ("Looks like there is marker on the wall let's get a towel to clean it up.") Then discusses mutually agreeable ways to have fun writing/painting.
You can't get up from the table until you've cleaned your plate.
You can have whatever you want and after some whining mom makes you a different meal
Want you to listen to your body's cues and don't make you eat. You have options for an array of healthy foods when you do feel hungry.
Children should be seen and not heard. Speak when spoken too and keep their manners at the table at all times
You do what you want running amok, flinging food, etc. Your parent(s) smile and shrug.
You are allowed to follow your needs but are reminded to think of other's needs to eat their meal, hear the conversation, etc.
As the primary form of discipline
Occasionally when your parent(s) reached their limit
Never. Hands are not for hitting.
Showed strong disapproval
Showed a resigned "kids will be kids" attitude
Showed a positive attitude that it was an opportunity to learn and grow together as a family