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Parenting skills are skills that parents need in order to fulfil their dutuies as parents.

Parental dutiesEdit

There is general consensus around parents providing the basic necessities, with increasing interest in children's rights within the home environment.

Providing physical securityEdit

Providing physical security refers to a safety of a child's body, safety of a child's life.

Providing physical developmentEdit

Developing a child physically refers to providing appropriate conditions for a healthy growth of a child.

  • To provide a child with the means to develop physically
  • To train the body of a child, to introduce to sport
  • To develop habits of health
  • Physical games

Providing intellectual securityEdit

Intellectual security refers to the conditions, in which a child's mind can develop. If the child's dignity is safe, that is nobody encroaches upon a child physically or verbally, then he is able to learn.

  • To provide an atmosphere of peace and justice in family, where no one's dignity is encroached upon.
  • To provide "no-fear," "no-threat, "no-verbal abuse" environment
  • To spend bonding times and share wonderful moments with children

Providing intellectual developmentEdit

Intellectual development means providing opportunity to a child to learn - to learn about laws of nature and moral laws.

Providing emotional securityEdit

To provide security to a child is to help protect and shield the child's fragile psyche. It is to provide a safe loving environment, give a child a sense of being loved, being needed, welcomed.

Providing emotional developmentEdit

Emotional development refers to giving a child an opportunity to love other people, to care, to help.

  • Developing in a child an ability to love through:
    • Showing empathy and compassion to younger and older, weaker and sicker, etc.
    • Caring for others, helping grandparents, etc.

Definition of parenting skillsEdit

In order to be able to achieve these goals parents need the folowing skills

Parenting skills assessmentEdit

Parent education programmsEdit

Main article: Parent education program



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References & BibliographyEdit

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Additional materialEdit

BooksEdit

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External linksEdit

online parenting classes

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