We Know The Importance Of Parenting But How Important Is Self-Parenting?
AND HOW DOES ONE PARENT ONES SELF?
I think of self-parenting more as learning the art of self-acceptance, love and discipline. Discipline being positive reinforcement over negative self-talk and also taking corrective actions in one's own behavior - accountability.
Self-acceptance in regards to learning to love and value oneself as much as we tend to love and value our children. Acceptance of self is something I think we all struggle with - and what child (or grown up) doesn't want to feel loved and accepted?
by jez259 4 years ago
My parents used to hit me as a child, but did that mean they were bad parents? I got smacked across the face and all over my body.
by Ruben Rivera 8 years ago
Yes my first baby and obviously some anxiety kicked in already. I tell my wife I will raise him/her (don't know gender yet) military/Marine Corps style hehe. I guess that could backfire.What is your style? are you the kind "my way or the highway" or do you allow any discussion? or a...
by Beth Perry 4 years ago
Why would any parent intentionally shirk their parental responsibilities as Will Smith..and his wife have? Power-couple Will and Jaden Pinkett Smith have infamously admitted they don't believe in disciplining their children and allow them to make their own "decisions". Now the couple are...
by romper20 7 years ago
I don't have pre teen children, but I say spank away.
by TripleAMom 6 years ago
How do you deal with parenting/discipline, etc in a divorce situation with children in two homes.When children move between mom and dad's home regularly, how do you deal with discipline, parenting, decision making and other major issues?
by Hannah David Cini 4 years ago
What is a good balance between love & discipline in parenting?What do you think is a healthy balance between offering love, security and gentleness to your child but also disciplining well and setting firm boundaries and how does this change according to age?
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