10 Commandments of Good Parenting
Does your child have behavior problems? Your relationship with your child likely needs some attention.
The 10 Principles of Good Parenting continued...
Likewise, the checkout line tantrum can be avoided, says
Natale. "Children respond very well to structure. You can't go shopping
without preparing them for it. Tell them, 'We will be there 45 minutes. Mommy
needs to buy this. Show them the list. If you don't prepare them, they will get
bored, tired, upset by the crowds of people."
"Parents forget to consider the child, to respect the
child," Natale tells WebMD. "You work on your relationships with other
adults, your friendships, your marriage, dating. But what about your
relationship with your child? If you have a good relationship, and you're
really in tune with your child, that's what really matters. Then none of this
will be an issue."