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Who do you turn to for parenting advice?

Friends, mom, mother in law, internet, etc.

 
AlisonAstair

Asked by AlisonAstair at 10:08 PM on May. 6, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (9)
  • Neither my mom or mil. I trust my instincts and pray that I am making the best decision.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 10:09 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I turn to my Mom. I swear my inlaws are all insane so I never ask for advice while I get it all the time and always do the opposite of their suggestions.
    SuzanneL09

    Answer by SuzanneL09 at 10:40 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • mom
    BeachyBabe

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 10:08 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • My Mom
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 10:13 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I don't anymore. I took parenting classes and learned some very important techniques. If I have trouble remembering, I look at the book "The Incredible Years". Remember that any advice that involves spanking or locking your kid in a closet may not be healthy advice! Remember to pick your battles, ignore whining and tantrums, give praise for whatever they do that is helpful, pleasing etc, give simple commands and use timeouts when absolutely necessary (violence).
    Suzi

    Answer by Suzi at 10:13 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • My grandmother hope im half the mom she is
    EJKZ

    Answer by EJKZ at 10:21 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Whoever I'm talking to. My mama, MIL, or sister if I have a serious "need an answer now" question. If it is general ideas or tips, I will listen and take or leave whatever advice my grandparents, mom, dad, friends, cousins, etc. have for me.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 10:46 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • My mom
    LeslieNBreaux

    Answer by LeslieNBreaux at 12:32 AM on May. 7, 2011

  • I talk to my mom and MIL. They both have extremely different parenting styles, so I can get two different views, and make a decision for myself.
    Mme.Langley

    Answer by Mme.Langley at 12:55 AM on May. 7, 2011

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