9. Let babies cry it out.
There’s research supporting both sides of this one, which you can easily file under parenting skills 101. The good news is that either way you deal with fussy babies and bedtime, isn’t likely to be harmful to your little one. It’s simply a matter of finding a solution that works best for you and your child.

10. Don’t talk back.
Of course you want to teach your kids good manners and respect for others but, if you’re doing your job right, they should also feel comfortable expressing opinions even (and maybe especially) when they’re different from those around them.