Good Parenting Tips

• Love your children unconditionally – Express your love, consistently show it, say it, and mean it. Never assume they know you love them.

• Tell them often that you are happy to have them in your family.

• Hug them daily.

• Have regular family council – Involve your children in family conduct and responsibility decisions.

• Control your temper – Anger and contention causes broken hearts.

• Be willing to admit mistakes.

• Give them your time – Have a weekly family home evening.

• Learn how to effectively communicate with them.

• Plan one-on-one time – Invite your child to share what’s going on in their life. Don’t include any discipline during this visit! This must be a positive experience for them so they will want to share their feelings.

• Support them in their activities.

• Express love and show respect towards their mother/father – If you are a single parent, don’t be guilty of bad-mouthing the other parent in front of them.

2 thoughts on “Good Parenting Tips”

  1. This post is a good reminder for all parents. We always have our kids' best interests at heart, but sometimes because of the busyness of everyday our actions might not seem to reflect that.

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