You don’t have to be the consequence visited upon your child’s choices.
Let winter teach her what it’s like to rush out without putting on that extra pair of warm socks.
Let molten wax on the knuckle of her pinkie teach her about a burning candle.
The most loving way to parent can be to get out of the way so your child learns through considered consequence.
Then be there whenever needed as a gentle guide for the teaching to take root.