Parenting 101

Parenting 101 can mean many things. From learning how to care for a new baby’s basic needs to the emotional component of being a parent. Extremes are always bad so too much parenting is equally bad as too little parenting. Overinvolved and overprotective can create dependence and cripple the future of a self-reliant and independent adult. Equally damaging are parents who are too permissive and lenient creating an independent child but with a lack of emotional connection and structure. A healthy medium in all aspects of parenting is hard to reach but practice makes perfect in every aspect of human life. River Region’s Journey magazine presented an article on parenting in their February journal. Here we share it:

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