Do not forget to praise your children when they behave well. Children ordinarily crave attention. If they do not feel they are getting the attention they need when they have positive behavior, they will begin to act out instead. Parents who do not give their children attention when they behave well are tempting fate and encouraging their children to act out in negative ways.
If you have multiple small children, you may have to decide which one needs your attention the most. It is often the child who cries the loudest. Once you understand that you may have to choose one child over the other, you can free yourself from any guilt you may be experiencing.
Parenting is a lot more than just taking it day by day. Use the information presented in this article to develop new strategies and techniques that will allow you to become a better parent.