We all have certain preconceptions when we’re expecting our first child. We find our favorite parenting style, read books, text our partners articles on the “right” way to parent in every situation. What happens when we just don’t like parts of our chosen styles?
When Rita Kerslake’s daughter turned three months, she realized she didn’t like a lot of things about her own approach to motherhood. Giving herself permission to adapt her approach fit to her own needs changed her life—and her daughter’s.
—If your parenting style is causing you more stress than peace, it may be time to re-evaluate.
—Parenting looks different when different people are involved, whether caregivers or children!
—When our children see we can change our viewpoints, it teaches them flexibility.
Read Rita’s story at https://www.romper.com/p/i-changed-parenting-styles-with-my-toddler-never-looked-back-13246473