In my last post, "How To Have a Well-Behaved Child, Part 1," I presented general principles of good behavior in young children. Now, for Part 2, I would like to follow up with specific recommendations: 15 rules that parents can use to help children learn to behave well (most of the time).
1. Play (and work) with them often. This is the best way to teach children cooperation and self-restraint. The best way to help children learn to cooperate, when there is work that needs to be done, is to work with them.