Wednesday, July 23, 2008

12 Tips to Being a Great Mom (or Dad)

by Vered of MomGrind
  1. Stay true to yourself.
  2. Don't be a martyr.
  3. Don't try to be perfect.
  4. Ditch the guilt.
  5. Be patient.
  6. Listen to your children.
  7. Be their mom, not their friend.
  8. Teach them simplicity.
  9. Don't push them too hard.
  10. Teach them self-esteem.
  11. Teach them to be self-reliant.
  12. Laugh and have fun!
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Single Mom Seeking said...

Just sent this way by another blogger... LOVE this list! It's great to find another thoughtful single mom.

HIP_M0M said...

Thanks for the note!. I'm in great company!