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Ruth M. Floresca, Contributor
March 05, 2012

Pasaway! 6 Tips to Improve Your Kids' Negative Behavior

Kids' rude and naughty behavior can result from parents' permissiveness, but this can be corrected with a little effort from Mom and Dad. By Ruth M. Floresca
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pasawayThe word "saway" is defined in the Tagalog-English Dictionary as an "act of prohibiting or forbidding." Pasaway would therefore have the connotation, rather than a definition, of someone seeking attention to be prohibited or reprimanded about a wide range of reasons. Check out the slide show below for some practical tips improving your children’s negative behavior.


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(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Family section as "Pasaway!" in March 2010; adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by roxinasz via

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    Be a good role model to your kids while showing them the proper way of dealing with other people and teaching the value of respect.
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