Daniel Wong is a learning and personal development expert, as well as a certified youth counselor. A sought-after speaker and coach, he is also the best-selling author of "The Happy Student: 5 Steps to Academic Fulfillment and Success".
Nobody likes rules. We associate rules with structure and rigidity—that doesn't sound fun at all.
But I'm sure you'll agree with me that it's necessary to have some rules. Imagine the chaos if there were no traffic rules, or the lawlessness if there were no rules in sports.
In a similar way, there are parenting rules that exist—and that shouldn't be broken—if you want to raise happy, healthy and successful children. By the end of this article, you'll know what five of these rules are and how to apply them.
I developed these rules based on the extensive work I've done with both youths and parents, so these are parenting rules from the child's perspective.
Rule #1: Focus on progress, not performance
We live in a society that's obsessed with keyRead More »from Five rules smart parents never break