Good Parenting Matters

Being a parent is a huge responsibility, and there are many fine parents worthy to emulate. Some of the attributes are:

  • Positive attitude
  • Demonstrates affection
  • Respects child’s personhood on many levels
  • Provides constructive criticism
  • Supervises offspring
  • Encourages reading skills
  • Assists in homework assignments
  • Showing up (i.e., PTA, music recitals, school theatrical productions, sports activities, etc.)
  • Teaches child right from wrong, and reinforces acceptable behaviors
  • Reprimands child for negative behaviors
  • Utilizes appropriate disciplinary techniques
  • Makes time for offspring
  • Teaches life lessons

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