In yesterday’s post we spoke to Becki, a Mum of two to Caleb and Essie. Every Sunday we’ll be giving you an insight from a Mum and her parenting experiences.
“Every parent looks to their past and wants to add something to their children’s path…”
“You look to how your parents did it for guidance. We were not allowed sweets, during the week, Sunday was sweetie day. As an adult, I knew I wanted to do the same for my children, that its a treat. Being open and talking was a big one for me, My family are quite an open family compared to my husband’s, so like all families it’s all about teamwork. The challenge can sometimes be linking two different childhoods together to create one parenting style.
Every parent looks to their past and wants to add something to their children’s path and so on, my dad worked a lot. He feels he didn’t do as much as he would have liked with us (I personally don’t look at it like that, we had a very lovely childhood with nice holidays, because he worked so hard) but now he is a grandparent, he is having a second go as it were! The grand kids get away with everything with him…”