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Apologizing

Air Date: 04/16/13 Surprisingly, many children don't learn what we expect from parents forcing their children to apologize. Forcing a child to apologize when they don't mean it is like forcing someone to say they're Italian when they're not. Many times they learn insincerity and empty words. Furthermore, many parents think it will damage their children if they admit to being wrong about something. This is actually the opposite. Even the parents make mistakes and admitting this to your children is a fundamental key to a child's growth and acceptance of responsibility. Owning up to a mistake and taking responsibility in front of your child can lead to some of the best learning opportunities. Hear more on this week's edition of Parenting.