6. Modeling Respect is the Best Way to Teach It

Telling your son to respect everyone is all well and good, but if you donโ€™t model it, heโ€™s going to get a very different perspective.

If you spend your time being disrespectful to your spouse or the person who screwed up your coffee order, your son is likely to begin thinking that itโ€™s ok to treat people with that kind of disrespect.