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Feb 08 2024
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Your chat for February 2024
Welcome to our monthly discussion forum. This is a place to come together and share your thoughts on the most recent ParentData articles, general topics, and more. Remember to be respectful and kind. For any question reach out to us—firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for being here!
What do you do when you’re stuck at home?
With some parts of the country experiencing weather-related school closures this week, today’s question feels timely. We know routines are great for everyone, especially children. But what happens when those routines are disrupted and your kids are home? How do you entertain them? Do screen-time rules apply? What happens when they’re bored? We tend to put pressure on ourselves to provide the same level of activity our children would have…
What is the best way to offer parenting advice?
Generally speaking, offering someone parenting advice can be tricky. There’s a fine line between judgment and productive conversation that each parent personally draws. The problem is that we often don’t see that line until someone has crossed it. This can be especially true when it comes to our own parents and in-laws. While well-intended, advice can sometimes lead us to doubt our parenting abilities and question their belief in us…