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How to Find Parenting Help

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 2 3

If you are a new parent there are lots of resources that offer help for you. If you are parenting your first child, there are lots of ways to find parenting help. Raising a child is the most important job in the world and not to be taken lightly. The fact that you realize that you need help with your parenting skills and are seeking the answer for your situation, is proof you are a good parent.


Things You Will Need

Books
Magazines


Step 1

Register for parenting classes or workshops. These classes may be the answer you need to find parenting help for your family. They will teach you basic ways to handle situations for your child's age. If you are a new parent, it's especially important to find classes or workshops if you feel insecure about your new role as a parent.


Step 2

Ask friends and relatives, who are parents as well, when you have a question or have an issue you want to resolve concerning your child. Those with experience can be a great resource to help with issues that arise. Choose those who seem to have the parenting skills under control.


Step 3

Reading parenting books can be very useful in supplying answers to problems and is always an excellent resource to find parenting help. There are lots of publications on the market that you can find at your local book store. You can also find these online as well. Check out the reviews on the books you're interested in before you buy.


Step 4

Reading and getting a subscription to one or more Parenting magazines is a great option for new parents or if you're parenting your first child. There are so many stages kids go through, and these types of magazines have wonderful tips and simple solutions. Recommended magazines are "Parents magazine" and "Parenting: Early years"


Step 5

If you prefer being on the internet, there are several websites that are highly recommended for parents. These websites have articles, forums, and a host of information that is very valuable to most parents. It is easy to find parenting help on the internet with websites like these. Recommended sites are parenting.com , and parenthood.com. Check them out and if you want to be involved in the forums, you may have to register with the site.

No one ever said that parenting was easy. Learning good parenting skills can make a world a difference in your child's behavior and habits.

 

 


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Comments

Sep 16, 2009 9:31pm
Sonni57
We all need parenting help at some time or other thanks for the great article.
Sep 17, 2009 12:05pm
goodselfme
Great parenting tips to helpTX
Nov 19, 2009 1:07pm
AliceO
Yep I agree with you. It's just that sometimes it takes a long time for some parents to understand they really need help and won't be able to handle everything alone.

But I think that it's great because now we can really easily find resources to help us on the internet. I mean 20 years ago parents didn't have that opportunity to act differently upon a difficult situation with their child. As I say, we're not born parents, we learn it every day.

So thanks for your article ! In mine, I usually recommend a website called www.YourParentingHelp.com. It's clear, I like it. Made by parents which is a great initiative from them. What would I do without internet now ! :)
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