How can I improve as a parent?

Learning how to be a parent is an ongoing process. When in doubt about your parenting, talk to other parents, attend parenting classes, and gather information from books, magazines, television, and radio. If you still have major concerns, consult with a professional who specializes in working with parents and children. Some ways to improve include:

  • Be a role model
  • Communicate
  • Delegate responsibility
  • Discipline with love
  • Encourage social skills
  • Love unconditionally
  • Make your home safe
  • Show affection
  • Spend time together

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1. What is parenting?
2. Is parenting natural?
3. Does a parent's role change?
4. What do children need from parents?
5. How can I improve as a parent?