1.  Listen when they talk.

2.  Let them express their feelings, and validate them.

3.  Point out their strengths with compliments.

4.  Avoid screen-time excess.

5. Teach them to pay attention to other’s feelings.

6. Encourage their friendships with other great kids.

7.  Let them have some ‘do-nothing playtime’ every day.

8.  Eat dinner as a family. (If you can’t, then do breakfast.)

9 . Let your happiness show.

10.  Tell them you love them – often.

Elizabeth Pantley, author of the No-Cry Solution book series for parents.