10 Mistakes Parents Can Make

#5 Mistake: No praise or positive reinforcement

You Must Look For Opportunities to Praise - Praising children for the positive steps they take in life like good manners, eating well, playing well, any new achievement. sharing, etc. will encourage them to demonstrate good behavior and it will give them great confidence for the future hurdles in life.

Tips and Tools - You can praise your children in a number of different ways; verbally ('I'm so proud of you', 'you did an amazing job'), or a special reward that could include stickers, a toy or a special outing with the family.