Taking advice and making changes

As we considered in the first session in this module, there are many places you may turn to for trusted, knowledgeable advice. Some of which will fill you with the faith that you are doing what is best for your child and your family. While others will leave you feeling unsure and anxious.  When you are looking at taking advice and making changes, do you find yourself questioning the sense of what you are hearing?

Childhood is too important a period of time to blindly embrace techniques

Making decisions and changes will always have you question whether you are doing what is best for your child. Whatever direction you choose to take in these moments, your child needs you to have faith in your convictions.  They need to feel safe and secure in your care, and this means trusting your own judgements.

Doing something because that is how it has always been done.  Or because everyone else seems to be doing it.

So how do you make these judgements? How do you know which advice to take? As you take this time to understand your child’s development, this session will help you to evaluate the advice you are receiving. And it will help you make the changes you need to with ease, supporting this process, for you, your child and your family.

This session is taken from our course: What Every Parent Should Know

Dr Kathryn Peckham is an Early Childhood Consultant, author and researcher and the founder of Nurturing Childhoods.  Providing all the knowledge, understanding and support you need to nurture your growing child.   www.nurturingchildhoods.co.uk


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