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Misconceptions About Parenting: Advice From Experts

Originally published at: Misconceptions About Parenting: Advice From Experts - Joe's Writers' Club

By Dickson Nyarangi As a parent, you sometimes feel inadequate or feel you are not doing a good job. This could be because what you are doing is not working or because you aren’t sure what needs to be done. It is normal to be stressed or feel the pressure to be a good parent. What you need to remember, however, is that you are already a good parent. You just need to figure out your parenting style and what works best for you and your child. A great way to do this is to get parenting advice from experts. Here are three parenting myths and facts about them. Myth #1: The amount of love and attention you give a child can spoil them It’s a common misconception that the amount of love and attention you give your child can “spoil” them. In reality, this couldn’t be further from the truth! However, every child needs and deserves plenty of love and attention from their parents. One of the best ways to show your child how much you love them is to spend quality time with them. This means putting away your phone, turning off the TV, and focusing on your…