Nothing should be more important than the little one sitting next to you begging for attention because you're too busy with your job. Kids will start to act out if this happens and some parents wonder why their children get into trouble. The parent may not notice or care about the child. The parent is emotionally distant from the child and the sad thing is, is they may not even know their favorite food or color. This could lead to the child to have no trust or relationship with you in the future, could cause substance abuse down the road. The child has to learn how to provide for themselves.
A parent should have one to one time with their child. The parent should have control and the kid should know that. Kids should know to have respect and to treat others equal and know there will be consequences for the wrong actions and sometimes praise for their good ones but should not be depend and a prize every time.