Biggest Mistakes Parents Can Make In Raising Their Children (Images)

by on April 18, 2015

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Parenting Destruction: Level 10

Being inconsistent or not following through. Kids will learn, and empty “threats” will be useless.


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Not encouraging them to ask questions.


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Sheltering them from things that will be a huge part of their lives as adults. Things like life skills, personal safety skills, relationship skills, and critical thinking skills.


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Refusing to believe that their child ever does any wrong.


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Using them against the other parent and taking out their anger on the kid.


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Not letting them fail, like little baby birds learning to fly


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Only giving them negative feedback and forgetting to praise them. It will scar them forever.


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Giving them everything they point at.


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Letting them think they are the center of the universe. They may be the center of your world but they need to know how to be a member of society.



Not teaching them manners at a young age. You can get a long way in life by being polite and courteous.


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Trying to earn their friendship instead of their respect.


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Not letting their teen have any freedom, until they go off to college and crash and burn


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Tell them how you catch them lying.


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Do their children’s thinking for them. Let them come to their own conclusions.


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Force them into activities they do not want to partake in, just so the parent can live vicariously through them.


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you should not tell a child that he/she is “so smart,” and instead commend their hard work.



Ruining their dreams at a young age.


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Living your unfufilled dreams through your kids. Its their life, you’ve had your chance.


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Kids want your love but they like to have fun too. It’s important to set boundaries but also be forgiving.


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When kids are proud of something and show it to you, like a drawing or something, and you just act uninterested or critique it.


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Teaching them what to think instead of how to think.


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Not finding the right balance between discipline and praise. Most messed up kids

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