Parenting is one of the hardest and most rewarding experiences in life. Everyone always talks about how there isn’t some magical book or instruction manual given at birth. It would be nearly impossible to write a one size fits all book on parenting and rightfully so, each child is unique, has their own needs, strengths and weaknesses. Regardless, parents ask me all the time “what are some things we can do to help our child?” Well I thought about this and came to the conclusion that some of the best things that we can teach our children are simple things that they can take all through life. So, here is my list that goes a little beyond the manners!