Five common parenting mistakes, according to author Katherine Reynolds Lewis

American author, journalist and certified parenting educator Katherine Reynolds Lewis, 45. She published her first book last year.
American author, journalist and certified parenting educator Katherine Reynolds Lewis, 45. She published her first book last year.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

SINGAPORE - Demanding our children's obedience is counter-productive, so says parenting expert Katherine Reynolds Lewis, 45.

It is a claim that may raise eyebrows but Lewis, an American author, journalist and certified parenting educator, knows a thing or two about how to motivate children to behave well.

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