Use Discipline to give instructions, not punishment
Reinforce good behavior with smiles, hugs, praise
Ignore undesired behaviors (whining or sulking)
VI. Share adequate time with children
Participate in activities at school and sports
Include your children in your activities
Support a child's interests, activities and learning
Give affection freely and frequently
VII. Care for yourself and your spouse
Take personal time
Keep yourself healthy
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