8. Apologize When Needed
Apologizing can be tough, even for grown-ups. Take the time to teach your child empathy and how to offer a sincere apology. This is usually best done by encouraging them to express their regrets for something specific, rather than as a vague excuse.
It’s vital that they understand why the person they’re apologizing to is hurt, and how things can turn around for the positive after saying something as simple as, “I’m sorry.”