Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Helping with parenting advice and support can reduce stress for families

Parenting is one of the hardest job in the world.  It’s definitely not easy.  It is one of the most common source of stress for parents and families and hence, require our attention as Family Doctors. 

So what is the key reminders for parents?

Be kind.
Be loving. 
Stay connected. 
Have unconditional positive regard.
And at the same time, set clear, consistent boundaries.

They may get upset. They may escalate.

Make room or create space for those uncomfortable feelings. Acknowledge and at the same time, stay caring, firm and consistent with the boundaries.  

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