Every parent stops to wonder at some point in time if they are a perfect parent and if not, what they need to do to acheive that status. Well, according to the American Association of Pediatrics, the “perfect parent” is simply a myth. Not convinced? Check out “A ‘Perfect’ Parent” to learn that mistakes are OK.
If you have a new baby, you want to do everything right to make sure his or her first year is great, but did you know there are many common mistakes that new parents often make? WebMD has compiled a list of 10 mistakes parents often make in the first year. Read this list and make sure you avoid them.
Parenting a teenager can be very tough, no matter how great your child is. From hormones to peer pressure, your child is being tugged in a million different directions and is learning how to become a grown-up. If you’re currently parenting a teen or tween, or will be in the future, you might want to check out this article from WebMD: 5 Mistakes Parents Make with Teens. It also gives tips on how to avoid those mistakes.
Are your kids keeping you up at night? Maybe you’ve decided that’s just the way life’s going to be for a while when you bring a new baby into your home, but according to Babble, it doesn’t have to be that way. As a matter of fact, it could be your own fault as to why your child’s not sleeping. Check out these bedtime mistakes and make sure you’re not committing one of them.
Potty Training can be a brutal time for a family. It’s tough for both parents and children. Unfortunately, there are some things that parents do that make the situation even worse for their children, which in turn, adds more stress for everyone. From negative body language to comparing children, here are some common potty training missteps.