When kids or anyone sees they can push buttons, ahhh, that’s the beginning of the end. Parents take stock and see if any or all of these things are happening in your household. If they are, then you are setting them up for a life of negative patterns, which is not what as a parent you are supposed to do. There are times when there are mitigating factors that have to be discerned, mental illness, and such issues, but even within those contexts, it’s important they learn positive social interaction and respect for others. How do you communicate so there is mutual respect? That’s the next posts coming up.