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Sonia Hinds, Hinds, APRN, PMH-BC, RPT-S
Twelve Valuable Parenting Principles
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Twelve Valuable Parenting Principles

Twelve Valuable Parenting Principles

Most parents would agree that parenting is a full-time job, 24/7.   How to be a role model, keep our children safe and nurtured is at the forefront.  Listed are twelve principles to help you along the way.

#1 Know each developmental task

#2 Manage self-first

#3 Begin early to develop healthy relationship (attachment) 

#4 What is the MEANING of misbehavior. Every behavior has meaning

#5 Use “I” messages  

#6 Have clear rules and expectations

#7 Catch children doing something right 

#8 Separate the child from the misbehavior

#9 Help children take responsibility for their misbehavior by giving choices

#10 Teach Children to manage stress

#11 Teach children to identify feelings

#12 Incorporate family traditions and spirituality 

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