Parenting - Family | 0-18 yrs

New Year Resolutions To Be A Better Parent

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Every New Year signals a fresh start. It gives us another chance to improve upon what we have done and become the person we want to be. 

So, as every year draws to a close, we begin planning on how we will make the most of the New Year that is coming closer with every passing day.

Most of us come up with resolutions to follow in the New Year. Some of the most common but popular resolution include, losing weight, quitting smoking or learning something new like playing a musical instrument. 

Have you drawn up your list of resolutions for the New Year? While it's important to make resolutions that make you healthier and happier, you should also consider the ways in which you could be a better parent to your child. 

Flip through our ClipBook for a few ideas.

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Listen More

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Read To Your Child

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Worry Less

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Don't Take Things Personally

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Be Patient

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Take Care Of Yourself

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Spend More Time With Your Child

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