It is worth thinking about the style and methods of our own, and other, parents and carers, so that we can parent from awareness and learning, rather than doing what is more familiar to us. It is important for us to decide on the values we will teach our youngsters, and the kind of adults […]
Our children are more likely to be helpful and well-mannered if we use a more democratic style of parenting. This means showing respect, unconditional love, social equality and co-operation. We need to be an inspiring role-model, give responsibilities, and promote self-discipline.