5. Promise to do Better

You cannot promise that you will never react badly when your child does something again. But you can promise to try to handle it better. It is important that you learn to stay in control of your reactions with your children. If you don’t, you are teaching them they cannot come to you without fear of those sorts of reactions. Just like your children can promise to try to make better choices, you can promise to try to handle it better when they don’t.

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