Very good advice for parents – both dads and moms

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590425/How-and-why-to-be-the-meanest-mom-in-the-world.html

By Megan Wallgren

Very wise blog entry. Read the whole thing for the explanations behind them.

1. Make your kids go to bed at a reasonable time.
2. Don’t give your kids dessert every day.
3. Make them pay for their own stuff.
4. Don’t pull strings
5. Make them do hard things.
6. Give them a watch and an alarm clock.
7. Don’t always buy the latest and greatest.
8. Let them feel loss.
9. Control media.
10. Make them apologize.
11. Mind their manners.
12. Make them work — for free.

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