I would have commented there, but the comments are closed so I'm linking here and saying what I would have said there...if that makes sense.
These feel like no-brainers...except they're also easy traps to fall into. There's a family with 3 girls whom I've babysat since they were infants (now they're teenagers!) and the times i've picked them up for school or stayed for several days, I've found myself barraging them with questions or answering for them - especially the youngest. This is definitely something I'll bookmark and come back to as Baz grows up.
Read the whole article at Positive Parenting Solutions.