Parent by example and own up to mistakes
So as much as we try to be good parents and set a good example, does it always happen that way? The answer to that is a resounding no. However, there is still plenty of opportunities to parent by example, even when mistakes are made. The key is that parents be willing to accept their mistakes and own up to them so their children can see that it’s important. Kids who watch their parents take responsibility for their actions are much more likely to do the same as they grow up, and that makes discipline much easier. Here are 10 discipline mistakes all parents should avoid.