Effective Parents :Parenting Skills

Though parenting styles and practices are a part of being an effective parent, the skills parents bring also have a major role to play and children will benefit when their parents:

  • communicate honestly about events or discussions that have happened and explain clearly to children what happened;
  • stay consistent because children need a structure; parents who have normal routines benefit children incredibly;
  • utilize that resources available to them, reaching out into the community;
  • taking more interest in their child’s educational needs and early development; and
  • keeping open communication and staying educated on what their child is learning and doing and how it is effecting them.

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