Parents are their kids BFF, until…

As long as you tell them what they want to hear, it's all good. As soon as you say something they don't like, you are the enemy.

Holding your kid through heartache while you’re holding back the “I told you so.”

If you haven't already watched your child go through something serious, think about what that might feel like. Imagine them coming home or calling you with a pressing matter, especially if it's a situation you have discussed over and over with them.