If you want to keep toddlers and younger kids from getting bored and cranky on long car trips, make frequent rest stops. Although you might prefer to arrive at your destination as soon as possible, your children will not be as fussy if you take your time. Stop at parks, restaurants with play areas, or open grassy areas to let your children run off excess energy during the trip. Take a break once in a while. Get a trusted family member or friend to care for you kids so you can enjoy your time without having to worry about them. Parents can get stressed from the constant demands of parenting and need to take the time for themselves to to relax, which will have a positive benefit on the entire household.
Parenting can be tough, but hopefully this advice will help you out. Although parenting may seem like a monumental chore sometimes, remember that it is really a gift. Reflect on the tips presented here and others like them to be able to truly enjoy that gift. This is a wonderful time in your life, and you now have the tools to be successful.
Respect your children. Yes, it’s important that they respect you, but it’s just as important that you respect them. Your children aren’t going to respect you if you’re constantly putting them down or talking down to them. If you want respect from your children, you have to give it to them.
Stay active in their schooling and know what is happening at all times. In most cases, teachers are happy to share this information with you. Stay in contact with his teacher so you know what’s going on at school.