Good Parenting Skills

Good Parenting Skills

1. Love and affection

“You support and accept the child, you are physically affectionate, and spend quality one-on-one time together.”

2. Stress Management

“You take steps to reduce stress for yourself and your child, practice relaxation techniques, and promote positive
interpretations of events.”

3. Relationship skills

“You maintain a healthy relationship with your spouse, significant other, or co-parent and model effective relationship
skills with others.”

4. Autonomy and Independence

“You treat your child with respect and encourage him or her to become self-sufficient and self-reliant.”

5. Education and learning

“You promote and model learning and provide educational opportunities for your child.”

6. Behavior management

“You make extensive use of positive reinforcement and punish only when other methods of managing behavior have failed.”

7. Health

“You model a healthy lifestyle and good habits, such as regular exercise and proper nutrition.”

8. Religion

“You support spiritual or religious development and participate in spiritual or religious activities.”

9. Safety

“You take precautions to protect your child and maintain awareness of the child’s activities and friends.”