How are you raising your child differently from how you were raised?

Jump to Last Post 1-8 of 8 discussions (8 posts)
  1. Ciel Clark profile image81
    Ciel Clarkposted 8 years ago

    How are you raising your child differently from how you were raised?

  2. ChristinS profile image42
    ChristinSposted 8 years ago

    My parents were extremely relaxed, almost to the point of neglect.  I believe this is because my mother lived under an iron fist when she grew up.  I am trying to swing this pendulum back to the middle and be a parent who has rules and limitations, but overly strict.  My kids have schedules, certain things they are expected to do and they are not allowed to just run wild, however I also know when to relax a bit and just let them maybe have that extra cookie once in awhile too. 

    It's always a learning and growing process, but I think having witnessed the extremes of parenting styles, I knew I wanted better for my children.

  3. gabrielthomas72 profile image61
    gabrielthomas72posted 8 years ago

    I truly believe that nobody can educate you on how to raise your own children. Everybody is different and so are their children. Even though my father didnt leave the family home until I was 12, he did nothing to help in 'bringing me up', so as a father I have nothing to compare to. I myself have divorced from my boys mother, but personally I try to give my boys every experience that I can. Without giving them the impression that life is easy. They are both happy and don't want for anything. I always try to ensure that when they are with me we always do something that puts a smile on our faces, what ever it is.

  4. profile image0
    Catzgendronposted 8 years ago

    Sometimes I wish life was simpilar like it was back then. read more

  5. savanahl profile image79
    savanahlposted 8 years ago

    Both of my parents were emotionally absent. They were there but preoccupied with their own lives. I tried to stay present with my kids, focusing more on them. I also show them a lot of love and affection.

  6. Joyette  Fabien profile image87
    Joyette Fabienposted 8 years ago

    I had a very sheltered upbringing and I believe that this accounted, to a large extent, for the fact that I was extremely shy, reserved and lacking in confidence for the greater part of my life. I have two daughters and while I have tried to impose limits for them, I have made great effort to allow them to spread their wings and to benefit from worthwhile and appropriate exposure.

  7. Becky Katz profile image83
    Becky Katzposted 8 years ago

    I was raised by loving, involved parents who did things with us and made us mind. They made us do chores and our schoolwork. They also encouraged us to be the best we could be. They did not take us to church but they believed.
    They did so good that the only thing I changed was that I took my children to church. I would love to have been brought up in church. I do not think that I would have had the doubts that I did. It was very hard getting to the point where I accepted Christ. I am much happier and more grounded in my life now.

  8. jpcmc profile image88
    jpcmcposted 8 years ago

    less spanking, more decision making and reponsibility tasks.
    well balanced carrots and sticks
    well, that's how it will be when my baby is older.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://maven.io/company/pages/privacy

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)