Five easy daily steps to become a better mum or dad

Date: 04-08-2011 5:49 am (9 years ago) | Author: Peter Izu
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Mothers and fathers across the country should follow a ‘five-a-day’ pledge to become better parents, according to a think-tank.
They must be taught how to improve their parenting skills, with the poorest families given extra child benefit if they agree to enrol in special classes.
Critics have branded the recommendations from the CentreForum ‘ridiculous’ and another example of ‘nanny state meddling’.
They come just days after Coalition ‘poverty tsar’ Frank Field made explosive claims about the tragic effect of poor parenting.
The Labour MP revealed that many children begin school without knowing their first name because their parents barely speak to them.
The report from the liberal think-tank calls for a national campaign to boost parenting skills.
Each day, parents should be encouraged to read to their youngsters for 15 minutes and talk to them for 20 minutes while the television is turned off.
They should also praise their children frequently, play with them on the floor for ten minutes and provide a nutritious diet.

1= Read with your child atleast 15 mins a day
2= Play with your child on the floor atleast 10 mins a day
3= Talk with your child for atleast 20 mins with TV off
4= Adopt positive attitudes towards your child and praise then frequently
5= Ensure your child has a nutritious daily diet to aid their development


Posted: at 4-08-2011 05:49 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- frayobkk at 4-08-2011 05:50 AM (9 years ago)
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good dad

Posted: at 4-08-2011 05:50 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- treasure1112 at 4-08-2011 06:09 AM (9 years ago)
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nice one
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- FlyMamacita at 4-08-2011 08:17 AM (9 years ago)
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Nice topic, but i guess there r more and betta tins then wht u listed?
Posted: at 4-08-2011 08:17 AM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- priceless87 at 4-08-2011 08:28 AM (9 years ago)
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i don hear
Posted: at 4-08-2011 08:28 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- frayobkk at 4-08-2011 11:27 AM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: FlyMamacita on  4-08-2011 08:17 AM
Nice topic, but i guess there r more and betta tins then wht u listed?

mama ur contribution will be well accepted thanks
 A still single so dont hav much expirence lol

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- wandepope at 4-08-2011 12:22 PM (9 years ago)
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these things work very well for kids.....(i hope teenagers are not included oh because the teenagers of these days are very stubborn)
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- FlyMamacita at 4-08-2011 06:53 PM (9 years ago)
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Well i can not talk for other parents/ppl bcos everybody get diff lifestyle.
For me it starts with religion. My son goes to church since the day he was born. If he get his
Bible knowledge, and follows the Great book how he should, i trust God everytin will work out for him.
Secondly i tink u hav to be very assertive as a parent, if u tell them NO today pls dont give in tomorrow.
Respect is also very important, but keep in mind what u give is what u get, treat dem with respect too.
Time! Before u think of getting kids pls make sure u have enuf time to spend with them. Its so important!
Put their need first! Its ur responsibility!


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- frayobkk at 5-08-2011 06:05 AM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: FlyMamacita on  4-08-2011 06:53 PM
Well i can not talk for other parents/ppl bcos everybody get diff lifestyle.
For me it starts with religion. My son goes to church since the day he was born. If he get his
Bible knowledge, and follows the Great book how he should, i trust God everytin will work out for him.
Secondly i tink u hav to be very assertive as a parent, if u tell them NO today pls dont give in tomorrow.
Respect is also very important, but keep in mind what u give is what u get, treat dem with respect too.
Time! Before u think of getting kids pls make sure u have enuf time to spend with them. Its so important!
Put their need first! Its ur responsibility!




good contribution ....when talk girls of 22 to 18 i use to see then as under age and i notice that some of then there reason is childish
but u ar matured in mind and sence soo much than any one i hav even meet any way lucky is ur man and ur kids stay bless

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- chicco77 at 30-08-2012 07:45 PM (8 years ago)
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ok
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- sestay at 2-09-2015 08:09 PM (5 years ago)
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Thanks once I marry I'll do that
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