What is Respectful Parenting?

The goal of respectful parenting (or caregiving, or any other significant involvement in a child’s growth) is an authentic child. A child who feels competent, secure and autonomous. A child who feels no need to suppress parts of who she is in order to be loved and cared for by those to whom she is most strongly attached. This kind of parenting values and enhances your relationship with your child, and promotes interactions that are more respectful, cooperative, peaceful, intimate, meaningful, and loving.

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