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What is the best parenting advice you ever recieved?

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dimpsedee34me

Asked by dimpsedee34me at 12:52 PM on Mar. 30, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Parent your own way. You'll learn a lot from other people, but ultimately, do things your way, not how other people are telling you to.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:54 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Pick your battles, not everything should be a battle.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 12:55 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Enjoy every stage of your child's life -- because, "It won't be like that for long." :-)
    BaileysMom476

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 12:57 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Never ignore a child's bad behavior. Also, never respond to a child's bad behavior with bad behavior of your own.
    Kim A.

    Answer by Kim A. at 1:10 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • love your kids but don't let them be in charge. They will be good kids if you are consistent with your love and your discipline and standards of behavior.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 1:20 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • It's not how much $ you spend on them, its the TIME you spend with them they'll remember. My proof: KMy kds have no clue what they got for Christmas last year, but they remember where we went together as a family.
    yesmaam

    Answer by yesmaam at 2:15 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Kids are resilient
    pick and choose your battles, you do not need to have as much control as you think you do
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 2:48 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

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