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21 Days to Positive Parenting

by Rebecca Eanes on Dec 28th, 2015

Positive Parenting Journal Prompts

13. How can you put a spotlight on the good qualities you named yesterday?

14. Is there one regret that you’re holding on to? Can you forgive yourself and let it go?

15. What wishes or hopes do you have your children?

16. What will you miss most when this season of parenthood is over? How can you savor it more today?

17. What can you do when you feel angry to keep from yelling? Write 3 actions you can take and plan to use them.

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18. Is your to-do list too full? Are you stretched too thin? What can you let go of?

19. What habits do you have that you don’t want your child to pick up? What is your plan for dropping those habits?

20. What is your ultimate parenting goal?

21. What do you want your legacy to be?

Along with each journal prompt, write the answer to the following questions in your journal each day.

  1. Was I present today?
  2. How well did I handle my emotions?
  3. Did I connect with my child today?
  4. Did we play?
  5. What can I improve on tomorrow?

This post was adapted from chapter 17 of my book, The Newbie’s Guide to Positive Parenting. For more positive parenting tips, visit my website at www.positive-parents.org and check out more of my articles here at Creative Child.

Rebecca Eanes, is the founder of positive-parents.org and creator of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond. She is the bestselling author of 3 books. Her newest book,Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide, is more than a parenting book, it's a guide to human connection. She has also written The Newbie's Guide to Positive Parentingand co-authored the book, Positive Parenting in Action: The How-To Guide to Putting Positive Parenting Principles in Action in Early ChildhoodShe is the grateful mother to 2 boys.

 

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