Promoting Positive Parenting: What Is it? What Are the Benefits?
Rebecca Parlakian, MA, Ed., Senior Director of Programs at ZERO TO THREE
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This webinar explored the nine components of ZERO TO THREE’s positive parenting approach, and how positive parenting builds strong parent-child relationships and nurtures children’s development over the long-term.
- Imagine your child’s point of view, especially during tough moments.
- Notice and celebrate your child’s strengths, abilities, and capacity to learn and develop.
- Delight in moments of connection with your child.
- Respond with interest and sensitivity to your child’s cues.
- Provide consistent, age-based guidelines, limits, and boundaries.
- Recognize and regulate your own feelings and behaviors before responding to your child.
- Know that parenting can be stressful and missteps are part of raising a child.
- Work toward balancing your needs and your child’s needs.
- Seek help, support, or additional information on parenting when you need it.
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