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9 Old-fashioned parenting tips ideal for modern families


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Cerith Gardiner - published on 05/18/21

Take a step back in time to inspire your parenting today.

One of the upsides of going through a pandemic is that parents and children have more time together. In fact, the vast change in lifestyle recently has led many parents to address their family priorities and their parenting style in general.

Inspired to live a more serene and simple life, some moms and dads have been reflecting on their childhoods, or that of their parents, when life seemed more focused on the basics, and although it required hard work, it just seemed less complicated.

With the wisdom of past generations in mind, we’ve highlighted some of the ways you can emulate your parents and grandparents and find even more peace, harmony, and joy in family life.

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