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The Art of Parenting

Jeanne-Marie Paynel, M. Ed.

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Do you wonder how to get out of feeling like a martyr when it comes to parenting? Listen in to find the answers to this dilemma.  

Excited to share a fun conversation I had with KJ a few months ago, we compared notes and shares on what it takes for us to be happier as parents. 

What we talked about:

  • Her journey and discoveries as a parenting journalist
  • How she was perplexed with the complaining and martyrdom culture of western parenting
  • The importance of having your children see you having fun
  • Limiting your heavy involvement and foster independence
  • Looking at the details that bring joy
  • Spotting the lions
  • Children need for disappointed
  • The burden parents experience helping their children do homework
  • Protecting your time and deciding you deserve to have time to yourself
  • Raising good college roommates

Things to Remember

“Being an adult can and should be a fun and joyful thing.” - KJ Dell'Antonia

“It starts with deciding you deserve to have your time.” - KJ Dell'Antonia

“The moment to start getting your child to help around the house is right this minute. The time to stop asking them is never.” KJ Dell'Antonia

Click here for Show Notes and more from Jeanne-Marie, Your Parenting Mentor.