How To Be A Good Parent Essay

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What It Takes To Be A Good Parent Being a parent is a lot of hard work. Some people will find it easier than others, and some will have a hard time. To be a good parent is not to know what is best for your child, it's to want to be the best for your child. First time parents definetely have it the hardest out of all the parents. Because, quite frankly, you have no idea what to do. This essay is a compilations of various articles, and self theory. "Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people that have them." ~P.J. O'Rourke The most important step. Is to love your spouse. Many people would ask why this would be in a report about parenting. To be a good parent, you need to be good parents. Without a mother and father, how can you expect a child to be raised correctly? Many couples…show more content…
It is important to discipline them. yet it is even more important how you discipline them. If you are going to, you have to make sure that there is no anger in you. Because if they see that you're angry while punishing them. they will start to think you are angry at them, instead of what they've done. You have to explain to them, why they are getting punished before doing anything. Never compare yourself, nor your children, to other people. There is great quote for this situation "Apples and Oranges", aka they are both fruit, but they are still completely different. Meaning they are both human children, but they are unique. So you can't raise them the same way. This applies to parents as well. You shouldn't compare yourselves to other parents. Because the way they raise their child, might not be the best way to raise your own. Because everyone is different. It is the job of the parent to look after their children. You may want your child to become and actor or a pilot, but if they want to become a professional basketball player. You must put aside your own wishes, and support the child in what they want to
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