More folks should read this! Always keep the end goal in mind when raising a child. Happy parenting :] " I think people forget that the end goal in parenting is not to raise your kids to be great kids, it’s to raise them to be great ADULTS.
10 Commenly used phrases parents say to their kids and the Play Therapy based alternative with a short explanation of why it is more effective. 10 Things not to say to your kids by Brenna Hicks via The Kid Counselor.
Game for teaching manners. "My kids beg me to play this game. Mom and dad always lose; our kids now have better manners than we do." Designed for table manners but could be adapted for use in other places!