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6 A's of Good Parenting

Jul 15, 2013 / General     

Our kids are constantly evaluated on their abilities at school, in sports, in the arts and even at home. But what about you?  What grade would your kids give you as a parent?  Well, here’s a way to make an A every time.  Remember the 6 A’s of parenting.  First is Affirmation.  When your children are sharing their feelings or opinions, they want you to listen to them, identify with them and affirm them.  Second is Acceptance.  Accept your children for who they are, not for what they do.  Third is Appreciation. When your children do something right, acknowledge it by saying “thank you”.  Here are the rest of the 6 A’s of Parenting and more on giving your teenager the freedom to fail



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