I’m a solo mom to 5 (including 2 sets of twins) plus former foster parent of 20 (not all at once lol). I’ve had more direct success dealing with extreme behaviors & complex family problems than most of you can imagine during my years of working professionally with kids & families in (or risk of being brought into) the welfare system. I am now medically retired, so this channel is my way to continue contributing.
Millennial parents (& parents to be) will be MUCH better parents than previous generations according to this choice parenting channel. Who’s a millennial parent? YOU if you’re parenting a CHILD in the 2020s or were yourself born this millennium.
PARENTING CHOICES is dedicated to providing parenting advice & parenting tips about pathways, styles, & techniques to create YOUR best family through respectful, gentle, peaceful, intentional, & conscious parenting methods. Focus is on building strong family relationships based on soft but firm nurturing, fostering belonging, & building connectedness from the stage of planning for a family – to raising kids the right way for you & your individual children – & how to fix family problems when they emerge. Parenting advice on this channel is specifically inclusive of modern & alternative family structures including solo parents, same gender parents, co-parents, and foster/adoptive parents.
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Here are your guides to CHOOSING how YOU want to parent:
PARENTING GUIDE TO POSITIVE DISCIPLINE
THINGS YOU SHOULD TEACH CHILDREN
PARENTING HELP & PARENTING YOURSELF
HOW TO HAVE A HAPPY FAMILY
WHEN TO HAVE CHILDREN
HOW TO HAVE CHILDREN
HOW MANY CHILDREN TO HAVE
HOW TO EXPLAIN YOUR FAMILY STRUCTURE
RAISING FATHERLESS CHILDREN
FOSTER CARE OPTIONS EXPLAINED
BACKGROUND: I had an only child for nearly 9 years before giving birth to 4 more children within 2.5 years. In addition to my own 3 sons and 2 daughters – which include 2 sets of twins – I fostered 20 children over 7 years in 2 states, including twins and sibling groups – before my own boy/girl twins were born. Before being formally, medically retired by the Medical Assessment Tribunal (in March 2014), I worked in child care (4 years), created/delivered professional development level courses in behaviour management philosophies & strategies (3 years), plus worked in public schools (2 years), and the child protection sector (8 years). Whilst I am permanently, medically unable to resume my prior profession, I believe my years of raising children plus working with child clients and their families enables me to provide useful, generalised, lived experience information in YouTube’s pre-recorded format.
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