16 Interesting Habits Babies Inherit From Their Mothers

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How You Handle Being Wrong

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Did you ever see your parent apologize to one another when they were wrong? Did they ever apologize to you if they made a mistake? Admitting that you’re wrong is hard, especially to someone who looks up to you. You want to be flawless.

Or maybe your parents freely admitted their mistakes to one another and apologized if they were wrong. Did your parents tell you that they were sorry if they accidentally blamed you for something your sister did? Taking responsibility for behaviors that hurt others or mistakes made sets a good example for your children because they learn that there is no big catastrophe that will happen if you admit you were wrong. Owning your flaws makes you human not a bad person.

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