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I like to be sure, real sure about the decisions I make. So I listen to my gut, pray and look for proof that I am on the right track. Here are my notes…
Research and countless parenting and child development specialists will tell you that connection is key in any relationship especially the parent-child relationship. Healthy, effective parenting is all about building and maintaining a strong connection but who has time for that?
I get it. Adulting is hard. Add parenting to it and exhaustion is one of the first things that comes to mind. The truth is our methods create more work, anxiety and don’t get us to our parenting goals.
So, Ashlee, what should I do?
Well, learn about child development, drop your expectations of having the fictitious “perfect” child and make time and space to connect. I challenge you to use the list below and take the 30/30 Challenge (for 30 days take 30 minutes each day to connect).
30 Ways to Connect with Your Kid:
What would you add to this list?
I coach women to prepare for and thrive as mothers via birth, breastfeeding and parenting education and self-care events. I am a Black crunchy momma that has something to say about how we create life, give birth, what we eat, how we connect with each other, and relate to $$.