- When holding a baby, if you're calm they'll (possibly) be calm too.
- When babies eat only milk it's not disgusting to change a diaper. By the time they are on solids you'll be used to it.
- Pick your battles
- Get down on their level, make eye contact, use empathy.
- It's not a democracy. Remember who is the parent and who is the child.
- Don't be surprised when kids act childish. (Often applies to adults too)