The Ten Parenting Commandments
Part of the Parenting For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Once you become a parent, your job has important duties (whether you want them or not): Take good care of your child, keep them safe, and develop a good relationship. A few basic rules apply and must be done as a parent:
Thou shalt not make anything more important than thy children.
Thou shalt work to have great patience during times of stress.
Thou shalt feed thy children healthy, nutritious food.
Thou shalt nurture and love thy children.
Thou shalt work to protect and keep thy children safe.
Thou shalt communicate openly and honestly with thy children.
Thou shalt make of thyself a good example at all times.
Thou shalt treat thy children with respect.
Thou shalt not shake nor physically try to hurt thy children.
Thou shalt be a good friend and supporter of thy co-parent.