Honest Parenting - Simple Parenting Techniques That Tame Difficult Kids

By: Sabau Vlad Adrian svabroker | Posted: 26th October 2010

WHICH ROAD DO I HAVE TO TAKE TO REAR A GOOD CHILD?
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Being a first time parent is hard enough. Proper parenting skills are a major requirement in this lifelong child rearing preparation process and you have to be sure that you are equipped with good parenting skills.Not to mention, you have to start working on the baby's nursery as well. With postnatal preparations, you also have to prepare for the arrival of your baby.

THE PROCESS OF BEING A NEW PARENT.
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If you want to become the parent that you desired to be, you should investigate further. You cannot go into any store to acquire your parenting skills nor can you download parenting skills on the internet. Parenting can be compared to riding a roller coaster, where throughout the way you will experience sky high thrills and even sometimes heart breaking downhill's.

HERE ARE THE PROCESSES THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW TO BECOME SKILLED IN PARENTING.
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As a parent, try to rediscover the inner child in you - to do this, you have to step inside and be in your children shoes. Try to remember what it was like to be a kid again, this process is called as "rediscovering your inner child". You must admit, that we tend to forget how it is to just relax and get stuck with our boring lifestyle and jobs. For you to understand the issues at hand with regards to your children, try putting yourself your children shoes for a change. Try to see things from your children perspective and you'll then gain a realization and a understanding about how they are feeling and why they are rebelling. Good parenting skills teaches you how to actually listen to your child's needs and not relinquish them, but it is all up to you on how can you stand strong and see the issues in your child's eyes and develop a solution that will please you both.

PARENTING IS A NEVER-ENDING JOB.
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To be a parent, this requires you to walk in a fine thin line. As parents, we are not going to just sit back and do nothing about our child misbehavior or about the situation at hand, what kind of lessons are we teaching them if we doing nothing? Children would not survive the newborn baby stage, let along be full grown adults if parents didn't teach their kids properly. For sure, we all want our children to have better and happier lives than ours were. Parenting a child takes a lifetime. Often times, you will hear people saying that if only they had a parental guidance they would have been nothing but the best parent ever in the whole world. Many parents face the problem of trying to find the right solutions to help their child with their problems so rest assured you are not the only parent with this problem. Most parents want nothing but the best for their children. A job that is never-ending, that what's parenting is all about. Parenting is the hardest job and that applies to whether you are a first time parent or whether you already have several kids.

TEACH YOUR KIDS SELF-RELIANCE
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To be happy is what most parents want for their child. By giving acceptance, abundant love and affection to your child, they tend to be kinder, charitable and best of all responsible as opposed to those whose parents acceded to their every whims and materialistic demands. By allowing your child to experience his/her, life to its fullest on their terms within a safe boundaries level of responsibilities is considered as the greatest gift to give your child.

GET MORE COMPLIANCE FROM YOUR CHILD.
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To gain cooperation from their child, Always give your child two choices - Being the parent, you are allowed to pick at least two choices that are both acceptable to the both of you when you offer it to your child. Is you child the defiant type? Well, to deal with your defiant child is truly exasperating.

COMMON CHILD AND PARENT PROBLEMS.
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There is no use in going back down your memory lane (your own school days) if you want to try to help your child with their homework, you'll just probably find yourself lost and unable to understand the child's homework, since all of the teaching methods have changed since your were last in school. There, now you can say that being a parent is incomparable. Parenting may be hard for some, while it can be easy for others. Give your child some freedom, so that they can start learning on their own and how to do things alone.In lieu of the age that we now live in, a lot of the parents have to keep a strict eye on their children. How hard can being parent can be? In a sense, parenting can be considered as quite easy, however when it comes down to giving advice and helping your children this is where things get difficult. Parents then have to try and learn how to let go by letting their child become a little bit more independent. There, now you can say that being a parent is incomparable.

MAKE MEMORIES WITH QUALITY FAMILY TIME.
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Arranging family dinners actually depends on how chaotic your current family schedule is, this will then help you determine how great of a challenge it will be for you to change your current method thinking.

THE FOLLOWING TIPS ENSURE THAT YOUR FAMILY TIME WILL BE STRESS FREE AND WILL ENSURE THAT YOU WILL MAKE YOUR FAMILY MEMORIES LAST FOR A LIFETIME:
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Remember, it is very important to always keep positive and upbeat conversational topics. Talking about negative topics in the news or anything that is unpleasant should not be done while dining with your family members. Talking about negative topics while eating is rather quite unhealthy physically and emotionally. It is of utmost importance that you discuss serious issues together with your children some times but, that is inappropriate while dining together. Your goal is to produce long lasting good memories from these causal conversations over a family dinner and you want your family to look forward to spending more of these moments together.
After finding that your family is now beginning to enjoy the family quality time and are beginning to look forward to your family spending more time together, they may even ask that family dinners be extended. If your family want to spend more time together by extending night time dinners, then you will know for sure that indeed good memories are made. Always remember that it's important to always start small to make family changes. Your family will need time to adapt and to absorb this new family dinning time experience. It's better to make gradual routine changes as opposed to major drastic changes that will certainly bring about all kinds of objections amongst your family. If family bonding time begins your family members feel good then they are most likely to want to experience the family bonding time again so keep the conversation light, bubbly, happy, inspirational and upbeat for the whole family.
Design your dinner table to be a little more festive, avoid the usual setting of a bouquet of flowers.
Try to set at least an hour or two aside with your family, before your next scheduled activity.

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