Parent & Caregiver Interactive Quiz

3. When children make a mistake, it's best to point out how "bad" they are, so they don't do it again.

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  • When a child makes a mistake, explain what the child did that was wrong or inappropriate, without calling the child "bad".
  • Kids learn best when they feel good about themselves and their relationship with their parent.

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