doi.org/10.1017/S0312897000017537

Article type: Original Research

PUBLISHED 1 January 1980

Volume 5 Issue 1-2

Parenting The Complex Task

Audrey Cox

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Audrey Cox

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Abstract

Adequate Parenting and child rearing are learnt through experience — the parents own experience of being parented. It is not a skill easily gained from instruction in classes! I once read that kids need three things — “love”, “limits”, and “letting go”, and from my years of experience in working with families who manifested their distress through the abuse and neglect of their children, I believe that these parents are unable to love, limit and let go. I found that these three L's were also important in looking at ways of helping the parents themselves.

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