1. BUILD WARM AND SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS
If you as a parent maintain a close, warm, and supportive relationship with your child, there will be less conflict. Discuss your child’s interests. Learn about their hobbies. Engage in activities together. Maintain low levels of anger. Speaking calmly affords better communications. Work through their problems with them. Praise your child when they make achievements. Set expectations when they are away from home, by having them let you know where they are, who they are with and when they will return. Allowing appropriate freedoms, while setting expectations will build their confidence and improves their decision makeing.
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