Parenting is a skill that everyone has if they just follow their instincts. Parenting tips have also been passed down through the generations and everyone has their own opinion. Did you know that children were raised by communities generations ago? Raising a child on your own or with just mum and dad is not normal, and that is why it is stressful to do so. While this will not likely change in your situation change anytime soon here are some tips for raising your child in the easiest and most natural way possible.
Parenting a baby
If you have a new arrival things are most likely very new to you if you did not help raise other children. A screaming baby who can't communicate with words yet is frustrating and scary. There are a few things to remember that will make this easier
Parenting a toddler
Toddlers are now toddling around home getting into all kinds of trouble, but they are just learning. Some helpful hints for parenting toddlers:
Parenting a child
A child is now learning/learned words and is learning behaviors from yourself and people they are surrounded by. This continues even as they enter their teenage years.
Parenting a teenager
Teenage years are not the last stage of parenting, but it is the last stage of parenting where they are still dependent upon you. These years are generally seen as the more difficult years as your teenager seeks their own independence and identity.
These are just a few of the main points that will hopefully make life easier for everyone. The main point here is to go with the easiest path possible and learn to let go of your own ideas of what every move they should be making is and let them grow into their own person with you to guide them along the way. As that is what parenting is about.