- Give kids what they need the most: your attention
- Frustration is understandable, but yelling is the least productive way to manage it
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(CNN)If you’re looking to improve your parenting, you’re not alone. In my opinion, it’s an essential area of course correction, up there with weight loss, better eating and better spending, arguably more essential.
Be more laissez-faire about some things
- Potty training
- Bathing regularly
- Learning to read
- Riding a bike
- Good nutrition
- Enough sleep
- Exposure to nature
- Good manners
Don’t drive under the influence of your phone
Yell less, breathe more
Avoid “like” all the, like, time
Decrease screen time
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