Single parents and positive parenting, What is Moral Intelligence, Darlene Viggiano, PhD (#32)

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Being a single parent can be challenging, as they may face unique emotional, financial, and practical difficulties. At Monkey Mashup, we strive to help all parents realize their full potential so that they can live their most productive and successful lives.

Here is this week’s “Monday Mashup”, a quick list of what we are finding useful. If you enjoy it, please feel free to forward it to friends.

Article We Read

Single parents can use positive parenting techniques to effectively raise their children. Positive parenting focuses on nurturing the child’s development and encouraging positive behavior, rather than relying on punishment and negative reinforcement. Overall, positive parenting can help single parents build strong relationships with their children and raise confident, resilient, and well-adjusted children.

According to Raising Children, positive parenting strategies can help single parents build strong relationships with their children and promote their development. Here are some positive parenting strategies that single parents can use:

  • Take care of yourself: Taking care of yourself, both physically and emotionally, can help you be a better parent to your child.
  • Spend quality time with your child: Spending time with your child, such as reading a book together or going for a walk, can help you build a strong relationship with them.
  • Encourage your child’s independence: Encouraging your child’s independence can help them develop self-confidence and a sense of autonomy.

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This Week’s Article

What is Moral Intelligence?
The truest measure of character is evidenced by what we do. Our single greatest responsibility is to be moral and to build moral intelligence in our children. We are not perfect, nor will our children ever be perfect. As human beings, we all struggle with our decisions, choosing right over wrong, putting good character ahead of instant gratification and relief. We learn to call on our higher selves by striving, day after day, to be good. Read more.
 

Helper of the Week

Darlene Viggiano, PhD, serves California patients seeking psychotherapy and Hawaiian clients seeking psycho-education, hypnosis, and/or mindful movement, such as Tai Chi Chih, yoga, qi gong, and dance movement therapy. In therapy, she takes a Jungian/psychospiritual approach. She is a certified member and consultant of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

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Much love to you and your family,

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