Being a parent comes with a lot of pressure. We all have great intentions to raise our kids the right way so they grow up to be kind, considerate, outgoing and strong individuals. We also want to keep an eye on them enough to make sure nothing bad happens to them. and as a parent, we’re responsible for them for the majority of their lives, and that’s a huge weight on our shoulders!
I try to be a genuinely good parent, and I want my kids to look up to my wife and I. Think about how nice it would be to hear your child say your name when asked who their role model is.
The reality is that no parent is perfect. all of us make mistakes and as you’re teaching your kids things, chances are high that you’re also learning and growing along the way. That means that you’re not always going to do the right thing…and that’s okay. It also doesn’t affect whether you can still be a great role model for your children. It’s not about being perfect. It’s about being inspiring, which still seems easier said than done. Here are some tips on how to be the kind of parent your kid looks up to, according to experts:
I sat down with our kids over the holiday break and talked about life, played board games wen to the movies and that got me thinking about import tips to be a great parent. I hope some of my tips can help you in the new year.
1. Acknowledge their feelings
2. Always be yourself
3. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes
4. Always be honest
5. Give them space
6. Make it clear that you’re in charge
7. Play with your kids
8. Treat others with respect