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Parenting coaching

I'm very excited to introduce my new adventure, I've set up a new business to help support other parents.... The Positive Parent As a proud new parent, you’re likely experiencing a range of emotions – excitement, joy, love, and even a bit of anxiety or uncertainty. After all, having a child is a major life change that requires a lot of new skills and responsibilities. While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to parenting, a parenting coach can help guide you through the ups and downs of raising a child. What is a parenting coach? Parenting coaching is a relatively new field, but it’s a rapidly growing one. As more parents seek guidance and support, the demand for parenting coaches who can provide practical advice, emotional support, and tailored plans is increasing. A parenting coach can help you navigate the day-to-day challenges of raising a child, from dealing with tantrums and meltdowns to encouraging healthy habits and promoting positive self-esteem. At the heart of par

Five parenting styles and their outcomes

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When a person or couple decide to try for a baby they usually have a basic idea of how they will parent their child and how they will be as parents. These thoughts are usually based around their own experiences with their parents and how they were raised. Some will have had a positive childhood and the parent will want to raise their child as they were. However, some experiences may have been negative and the parent will then express that they do not want their child to have to go through what they did.  The strategies parents use can fall into categories or ‘styles’. There are four main styles and there are some that are more modern. I will give a brief summary of the main ones and how these styles may affect the outcomes for the children.  Authoritative This style is characterised by reasonable demands that are combined with high responsiveness to their child’s needs. The parents that use this style will have high expectations for their children but will also give the