Parenting Skills

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3:10 Lab questions
1.How is positive parenting different from negative parenting? Which do you think is more effective? Why? Positive parents give their kids choices within reason to help the child feel they have some say in their lives. 2.Do you think children should have more rules or fewer rules in the home? Why? Children should be taught at a young age about responsibility and independence. By the time they're teenagers, they should be given less restrictive rules and more room to be independent.

3.How would you deal with a situation of biting? Do you think your approach would fit into a “positive parenting” framework? Why or why not? Let the child know that is a bad thing and not a pleaseant feeling and that there are consequences for their actions. Second lab

1.Why do new parents feel pressure? What are some of the biggest sources of worry for new parents? Worries:
-Is my baby "normal"
-Will life ever be the same for me and my partner
-Will I be a good parent?
2.Why do you think people have become so caught up in the details rather than in basic parenting? Becuase it can be overwhelming at first becoming a parent and new parents begin to think alot and too hard. 3.How can you know if a baby is happy?

Facial expressions and tone of their cry
4.Why do you think crying is so stressful for parents?
Becuase they're trying to figure out why the child is crying or they could have alot on their shoulders and the child crying isnt making it better. 5.How do you think you would do as a new parent? What challenges do you think you’d face? Me personally i think i would do great. The only challenges i think i would face is being their physically with my child becuase i would be in the military but any other challenge i can handle.
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