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ABC of Parenting Skills


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A ppt on Art of Parenting and effective Parenting Skills. By Ashwinder Kaur, school counselor BBPS Ludhiana

A ppt on Art of Parenting and effective Parenting Skills. By Ashwinder Kaur, school counselor BBPS Ludhiana

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  • 1. A Journey towards Effective ParentingParenting from the Heart
  • 2. Parenting is a gift of God
  • 3. Parenting is GardeningThe Universe blossoms in face of child. Bybringing out the best in your child, you bringout the best in this universe.
  • 4. Parenting is TrustThe biggest trust is being entrusted with a life.The biggest responsibility is to live that trustthrough out your life.
  • 5. Parenting is Labor of LoveThe sleepless nights, the career sacrifices, thepostponing of your so many activities. Theprize of parenting comes at a price.
  • 6. Parenting is EnjoyingSmiling together, singing songs, playing togetherwith your child…..are most enjoyablemoments of life.
  • 7. Overview• Practical Meaning of Parenting• Myths and Facts related to Parenting• Different Parenting Styles and their outcomes• Effective Parenting Skills (A-Z of EffectiveParenting)
  • 8. Practically, Parenting is……• Meeting the child’s needs to age of 18 or sometimes longer.• Guiding the child toward the goal of becoming a competentadult.
  • 9. Parenting Myths and Realities
  • 10. Myth #1: All parenting skills are instinctive
  • 11. Facts:No one is born with all the preparation needed tobe an effective parentMany parenting skills must be learned throughgaining knowledge and experience
  • 12. Myth# 2: A mature adult can be a perfect parentA matureadult can be a perfect parentadult can be a perfect parentA mature adult can be a perfect parentA mature adult can be a perfect parent
  • 13. Facts:Humans are not perfect, so no one can be aperfect parentMature adults should strive to become competentparents, not perfect parents
  • 14. Myth 3#: Good parenting guarantees good children
  • 15. Facts:Influences outside the family, such as peers, adultsother than parents, and media affect children inhealthy or unhealthy ways
  • 16. Myth #4:Parenting is always fun
  • 17. • Facts:– Like any other job, parenting can be fun, sad,exciting, boring, satisfying, and frustrating– Adults should have realistic expectations aboutparenting
  • 18. Parenting Styles and Outcomes
  • 19. Authoritarian: Limits without FreedomThese parents areextremely strictand are often cold.They communicatethrough lectures,yelling,punishment, andone-sideddiscussions.
  • 20. OUTCOME•Obedient•Distrustful•No expression offreedom•Withdrawn•Unhappy•Hostile•Not High Achievers
  • 21. Permissive: Freedom without limitsOn the other extreme of theparenting spectrum ispermissive parenting. As thename suggests, permissiveparenting is more of an"anything goes" attitude.These parents do notattempt to exert any sort ofcontrol over their children.
  • 22. OUTCOME•Aggressive•Least self—reliant•Least self-controlled•Least exploratory•Most unhappy
  • 23. Democratic: Freedom within limitsDemocratic parentingis the middle groundapproach and is oftenconsidered theparenting ideal.Democratic parentingis based on warmth,love, guidance, andpositive discipline.
  • 24. Outcome•Happy•Mostly self-reliant•Mostly self-controlled•Content, friendly,generous•Cooperative•High-achiever’
  • 25. A-Z of Parenting
  • 26. A-Accept your child for the wonderfulperson he or she is
  • 27. B-Be a good role model in all yousay and do.
  • 28. C- Communicate respectfully and listenattentively to your child.
  • 29. D- Discipline fairly, firmly and with love
  • 30. E- Encourage good eating habits
  • 31. F- Find ways to get and stay fittogether
  • 32. G- Give chores that built responsibility
  • 33. H- Hug your child to build self-worth
  • 34. I- Instill respect for other people
  • 35. J- Join PTMs and other schoolactivities to assess child’s progress
  • 36. K- Keep your promise or do notmake them
  • 37. L- Laugh together and enjoy eachother’s company
  • 38. M- Make family rules and enforcethem consistently
  • 39. N- Never Use physical force on yourchild
  • 40. O- Offer your help whenever it’sneeded
  • 41. P- Praise your child for achievements aswell as for efforts
  • 42. Q- Quickly stop your child fromharmful activities.
  • 43. R- Read together often and makereading fun
  • 44. S- Show patience and remembernobody is perfect
  • 45. T- Teach health and safety rules.
  • 46. U- Use every opportunity toshow your love
  • 47. V- Value your child’s thoughts andopinion
  • 48. W- Wait until you cool down beforedisciplining your child
  • 49. X- Xerox and save records of your child’sachievements
  • 50. Y- You can make a difference in yourchild’s life….so parent with pride.
  • 51. Z- Zoom over this ABC again and again.
  • 52. What are some appropriate solutions to thefollowing situations?• Your daughter/son is throwing a ball in theliving room and knocks over a lamp.• Your daughter/son leaves dirty clothes on thefloor instead of putting them in the bucketwhere they are supposed to go.• Your child refuses to do homework and keepson watching television.• Your son takes her brother’s money from hispiggy bank and spends it.
  • 53. Parent’s Pledge
  • 54. I Promise…I willshow my children ILOVE them.
  • 55. I will listen andvalue what mychildren say.
  • 56. I will praise mychild’s effortstowardsaccomplishment.
  • 57. I will respect mychildren asindividuals.
  • 58. And…..I will enjoy withmy childreneveryday.