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15 lessons of experience for all parents

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As a parenting educator of over 25 years experience and a parent with even more miles on the board I’ve learned that there are some immutable truths that you need to come to grips with if you are going to succeed with this job we call parenting. Here are some of my favourite parenting lessons: 1. There’s no such thing as quality time No matter how you cut you it you have to put in the time with your kids if you are going to have a worthwhile relationship and it you want to influence them. There are no half measures.  Rituals, one-on-one time and down-time are good strategies to build relationships, which all take... time. 2. You give birth twice If you have a child in the early primary school years you may be congratulating yourself for doing a great job. You may even be thinking, “What’s all the fuss about? Parenting is easy.” Be aware...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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