Monday, April 9, 2012

Duggar Child Training Tips

1. Praise your children 10 times more than you get on to them.

2. Model the character and responses you want your children to develop.

3. Don't raise your voice or say put-down words, stay under control.

4. Humbly apologize when you blow it.

5. Lead by example, look for opportunities to serve those around you.

6. Turn off the TV and spend time as a family building special memories.

7. Be involved in your children's activities and go to church together.

8. Have heart to heart talks with each child on a regular basis.

9. Encourage your children to make wise choices and to choose wise friends.

10. Post your own house guidelines. (The Duggar's guidelines are here.)

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are the parents of 19 kids and two grandkids and appear on TLC's '19 Kids and Counting." Their new book, A Love That Multiplies, is available on