#9 Mistake: Not listening to your children
You Must Listen to Your Children - Most often when a child is acting up it is because they are not being heard. If they feel like they are being heard and taken seriously they will act more maturely and won't have to misbehave in order to get your attention.
Tips and Tools - When your children ask you questions or simply try to talk to you, STOP for a moment and listen to them. They are just small curious individuals trying to learn and develop.