What does it take to be a successful parent? There is no roadmap or simple answer. It’s up to you to find your own style and discover how best to relate to your unique child.
There are many ways to parent well. This Parent Guide can help you find your way. In this Guide, we refer to any adult in the parenting role as “parent”. When talking about the child, she and he are both used in this Guide. You can use the ideas you read about with both girls and boys.Download the Parent Guide
There are many books and articles about teaching your child to sleep, eat, use the toilet and behave.
This Guide is different. It is all about you and what you can do and say to grow a positive relationship with your child, using five key parenting behaviors.
This Guide will help you discover how much you already know. We hope it will also provide some new information and skills you can add to your “parenting toolkit.”
This Guide provides many resources you can turn to for support. We know you work hard to keep your family strong. The Guide also encourages you to write down thoughts, ideas and memories as your child grows. So that one day, you and your child can reminisce together.
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