Taking away "things", is this the right message?

Ladies, I want your thoughts on this. Does taking away "things" as a form of punishment for your children put an importance on those "things" that makes our children materialistic?

Why or why not?

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About Melissa
Birth: December 31
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I am a single mom of two fantastic kiddos that I love to pieces. Currently in school working towards my teaching degree. You can find me most days on www.mommathoughts.com when I am not here chit chatting! :)