A positive consequence can be your best friend because it reinforces and encourages positive behavior. Positive consequences (or rewards) are things your child likes and enjoys. When used correctly, a positive consequence will increase the frequency of positive behavior.
If you only give negative consequences or punishments, you run the risk of becoming a negative consequence yourself. Studies show that parents who balance negative and positive consequences are seen as more fair and reasonable by their children. If you consistently use positive consequences, you’re