Practice before you preach..

The biggest mistake most parents do is not owing up to their mistakes and accepting it in front of their children.

As once my headstrong daughter commented, “Both the parents and kids behave similarly, but just because they are parents they can get away with it and the kids cannot. Isn’t that unfair?” It had set me thinking. Sometimes both the kids and the parents show similar aggression, say similar things, do similar actions; but the kids are supposed to apologize and own up to their mistakes and parents don’t even utter a “sorry.”

When the kids are younger, they accept this behavior as normal, but when they are in their teens and start questioning the age-old norms, this is one of the things they do question. Some kids are upfront about it and some are not…

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