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from A Mother Far from Home

How to be a "Present Parent" Without Going Insane

If you want to be present with and connect to your child, but feel guilt and constant pressure to focus on their every need, here is how you can be present without losing it.

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Every second of the day, not just when it is convent for them. Some woman and men will never be a real parent.

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from Babble

Inspirational Quotes for When You Need a Parental Pick-Me-Up

Tina Fey said it best when she explained, "Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy." We couldn't have described parenting better ourselves.

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from Living + Life Designed

How to Take a Positive Approach When Your Child is Lying

I really like the idea of taking a positive approach when I catch my kids lying instead of being angry and punishment. It seems the more positive approach to a child lying will reinforce the parent-child bond and relationship much more than the alternative.

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3 unbelievably simple tips to become great parents. 1 - children need a minimum of 8 touches during a day to feel connected to a parent. 2 - each day, children need one meaningful eye-to-eye conversation with a parent. 3 - there are 9 minutes during the day that have the greatest impact on a child.

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from Anxious Toddlers

Child Therapist's 4 Ingredients to Good Parenting

As a child therapist - I have noticed that people have many different parenting styles, but 4 key components seem to be present for all good parenting approaches.

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Found parents some advice, trust me I'm a psychologist
from 9GAG

Found parents some advice, trust me I'm a psychologist

Although I don't believe everything a child does is directly because of a parent, I think this makes some good connections between problems and what could be changed to help it. Also, the Authoritarian and Authoritative descriptions appear to be switched.

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