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Ten Commitments For Parents

Ten Commitments For Parents,


I will always love and respect my child for who he/she is and not who I want him to be.


I will give my child space - to grow, to dream, to succeed and even sometimes to fail.


I will create a loving home environment and show my child that he/she is loved, whenever and however I can.


I will, when discipline is necessary, let my child know that I disapprove of what he/she does, not who he/she is.


I will set limits for my child and help him/her find security in the knowledge of what is expected of him/her.


I will make time for my child and cherish our moments together, realizing how important - and fleeting - they are.


I will not burden my child with emotions and problems he/she is not equipped to deal with, remembering that I am the parent and he/she is the child.


I will encourage my child to experience the world and all its possibilities, guiding him/her in its ways and taking pains to leave him/her careful but not fearful.


I will take care of myself physically and emotionally, so that I can be there for my child when he/she needs me.


I will try to be the kind of person I want my child to grow up to be loving, fair-minded, moral, giving and hopeful.


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