“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
At one time or another, almost every parent may have felt bad or guilty about how they have reacted to their child’s behaviour. Many of them would have wished to have used a more peaceful approach. Being a peaceful parent is all about becoming less reactive internally. It allows you to be a better role model for your child and teach them how to regulate their thoughts and actions.
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Parenting comes with many challenges, and it is unfair to expect any parent to be peaceful all the time. Dr Laura Markham’s book, Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings, mentions three things every parent can do to invite more peace in their hearts and in their families.
Another book by Dr Laura Markham, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, mentions a few things that parents can do to become the peaceful parent you want to be for your children:
Parenting is one of the toughest responsibilities one can have. Parents need to work on themselves to become the parents their children need them to be. Your child’s behaviour will push your buttons sometimes. At that point, you need to be the grown-up and not lose your calm. These peaceful parenting tips will enable you to do just that. Like all other parenting techniques, it may take months or even years to see the change, so be patient and stay consistent.
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