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Responsible Parenthood


What is responsible parenthood??

A responsible parenthood is simply defined as the “will” and ability of parents to respect and do the needs and aspirations of the family and children. As responsible individuals and citizens, being responsible parents is also one of our foremost duties.

In times when parenting has generated so much of speculation, one wonders what responsible parenting looks like.Child psychologists believe that the first three years of life are most critical to a child’s brain development. A three-year-old toddler’s brain is twice as active as an adult’s brain and has more than 1,000 trillion connections between brain cells, many more than will ever be needed. These brain cells and the connections between them are what form the basis for emotional, intellectual, and physical development. During the early years, many of these connections will be strengthened and further developed while others, due to lack of use, will die. It’s up to parents to help children nurture and retain these connections so that they may be better prepared for the intellectual, social, and physical rigors they’ll face in school and throughout life.

Parenting is not easy. Good parenting is hard work.

Good Parenting Tips for New Moms & Dads .

Spend time with family.

1. Set Smart Limits

  • Take charge. 
  • Don’t clip your child’s wings.
  • Don’t try to fix everything.
  • Remember that discipline is not punishment. 
  • Pick your battles .

2. Create Your Own Quality Time

  • Play with your children.
  • Read books together every day.
  • Schedule daily special time.
  • Encourage daddy time.
  • Make warm memories.

3. Be a Good Role Model

  • Be the role model your children deserve.
  • Fess up when you blow it.
  • Live a little greener.
  • Always tell the truth.
  • Kiss and hug your spouse in front of the kids.
  • Respect parenting differences.

4. Know the Best Ways to Praise

  • Give appropriate praise.
  • Cheer the good stuff.
  • Gossip about your kids.

5. Trust Yourself

  • Give yourself a break. 
  • Trust your mommy gut.
  • Don’t accept disrespect from your child.
  • Pass along your plan. 

6. Don’t Forget to Teach Social Skills

  • Ask your children “who” , “where” , “how” type questions every day. 
  • Acknowledge your kid’s strong emotions.
  • Teach kids to notice surrounding things.

7. Raise Grateful Kids

  • Show your child how to become a responsible citizen.
  • Don’t raise a spoiled kid. 
  • Talk about what it means to be a good person.
  • Explain to your kids why values are important.
  • Set up a “gratitude circle” every night at dinner.
  • Explain to your kids why values are important.

8. Don’t Stress About Dinner

  • Serve a food again and again.
  • Avoid food fights. 
  • Eat at least one meal as a family each day.
  • Let your kids place an order.

9. Boost Brainpower & Physical Activity

  • Teach your baby to sign.
  • Keep the tube in the family room.
  • Get kids moving.

10. Health Advice All Parents Should Follow

  • Get your kids vaccinated.
  • Protect that smile.
  • Be vigilant about safety.
  • Listen to the doctor
  • Keep sunblock next to your kid’s toothpaste. 
  • Put your baby to bed drowsy but still awake.
  • Know when to toilet train.

11. Always Say “I Love You”

  • Love your children equally, but treat them uniquely.
  • Say “I love you” whenever you feel it.

Some more daily life basic tips

  • Do Physical Activities Together.
  • Turn off the Television