parenting

Role of a Parent – Remember One Thing

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All parents strive to play the best role for their children. Whatever good role parents may choose to play, they may appear to be bad actors, unfortunately.

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Dignity Quest

It's All About Dignity
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What is the noise out there? Your three year old fights with your five year old? What are they fighting about? Are they fighting over a toy? No, they fight over who is more important, more significant, who is worthier and by how much.

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What Good Parents Know That Bad Parents Don’t – Yes Response

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Good parents, in contrast to bad parents, build their communication with children on requests. What do good parents know about requests? How to response.

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What Good Parents Know That Bad Parents Don't – About Request

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In contrast to bad parents who build their relationship with children on confrontation, good parents build it on cooperation. The best way of communicating with children is not in demands or orders or how you give them to children. It is in making requests. What do good parents know about requests?

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Communication Parents Want to Have – A Common Language

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Why is it so difficult to find a common language with children? “Common language – is not a language of command and obedience, instead it is a language of desires,” says Simon Soloveychik in Parenting For Everyone. While making a connection with children parents should remember that the soul of a child is longing for communication, communication not with another man, but with the soul of that man.

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Being a Good Parent During Your Child's Adolescent Period (Part 3)

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A child’s adolescent period scares many parents. They are expecting a teenager to rebel and defy. Perhaps they remember their own childhood, perhaps it is a common belief. But this period doesn’t need to be too painful. Parents just need to keep in mind three things.

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Parenting – The Difference Between Discipline and Punishment (Part 2)

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Relying on the consequences to teach lessons may work. Parents may achieve instant obedience. But is it really worth it? Be it parents, who give consequences, or life, they are all external sources of punishment. However, the only source of punishment that leads to actual discipline is internal.

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Parenting – The Difference Between Discipline and Punishment (Part 1)

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Comparing discipline and punishment in parenting is like comparing an apple with an orange, or more precisely, an apple tree with an orange. By discipline most parents assume something positive. We can say “well-disciplined child” with approval, whereas we can’t say “well-punished child.” The latter doesn’t sound right, it sounds too negative. Parents want the […]

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People Are Good – The Secret of Good Parents (Part 2)

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Good parents believe that people are good. What do they mean by good? What exactly do good parents look for in people? Good people means kind and honest people. When parents want to raise good children they mean kind and honest children. Why exactly these two words? Some people list values as: appreciating, grateful, caring, […]

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People Are Good – The Secret of Good Parents (Part 1)

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The secret of good parents is that they believe that people are good. When they talk or think of other people they look for good rather than for bad. It is not that they just don’t blame others for anything, they actually find something to admire in others, including their spouses, children, neighbours, relatives etc. […]

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