Well not me that’s for sure!
I had to go and get a masters to find out how to do it...
So, I think it’s probably time we should put the whole ‘parenting comes naturally’ and ‘you’ll know what to do’ type phrases to bed as a society because they are just not true.
Yes, while you will instinctively know when your child needs something (them crying at full pelt is pretty hard to accidentally miss), as a parent you often have very little to go on in order to find out what they need.
It really doesn’t matter whether you have a new-born baby, a toddler or a teenager - getting them to clearly communicate what they want without all the drama is near impossible...
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