"Absolutely not! You've already brushed your teeth." This is a household rule, and will not change.
"I don't think it's a good idea. You've already brushed your teeth." Though you don't think it's a good idea, you will listen to your child's explanation for why a cookie is necessary.
"Sure!" While you know your child has already brushed their teeth, you do not like denying them their wants.
Punish them (time out, spanking, ect). No exceptions.
Listen to each child give their side of the story before coming to a conclusion.
Briefly intervene, but ultimately allow my children to continue playing rough.
Tell them 'no'. I do not allow children to eat candy unless it's a special occasion.
Allow my child to tell me why I should allow them to get candy while deciding if they can or not.
Buy the candy for my child. I buy it every time they ask.
Say 'no' because of the "one snack" rule.
Allow my child to tell me why she would like another snack, and give her something if she is hungry.
Give her the snack without question or concern.
Immediately demand that my son return the toy to his play-mate.
Explain to my child that he shouldn't take toys from his friends before making him return it.
Ignore the incident and allow them to continue planning.
Every time they violate a rule that entails spanking as a consequence.
I prefer to use time-out rather than spanking. I use it every time they violate a rule that entails time-out as a consequence.
If I think that spanking is necessary then I will use it. I will make exceptions to this rule if I think it's warranted.
I prefer time-out instead of spanking. If I think that time-out is necessary then I will use it. I will make exceptions to this rule if I think it's warranted.
I try to never discipline my child.
Ground them for a specific and set amount of time, no exceptions.
Be disappointed, but ultimately not punish them.
Make them study for a few minutes every night, and warn them that if the bad grades continue their may be negative consequences.
Allow them to explain why they got the bad grade, but do nothing. Give them the chance to improve on their next test before seeking punishment.