Enhance Your Parenting Skills in 2020

Enhance Your Parenting Skills in 2020

There are a lot of things that you need to think about as a modern parent, and trying to become a better mother or father in 2020 should be one of your key goals. There is no book on parenting that is going to lay out precisely what you need to do to win Parent of the Year! It’s often a case of trial and error, and this is something you need to make sure you work on.

A new year brings fresh challenges, but also the hope of a new perspective, and you can use this to your advantage. Make sure you do as much as possible to enhance and improve your parenting skills, and use the ideas on here to try to help you achieve that as much as possible. 

Take More of an Interest in Your Kid’s Life

Taking more of a vested interest in your child’s life is one of the best ways of being able to enhance and improve your parenting skills this year. There are plenty of things that are going to help you with this, and you need to make sure you get that right. You should ask them how they are getting on and whether things are bothering them. You could also use an app to track text messages and make sure you keep them protected as much as possible. 

Expand Your Cooking Repertoire

As a parent, you are going to be doing a lot of cooking and making meals, after all, you need to keep the kids well fed! So, one of the best things you can do for 2020 is to look at how you can expand your repertoire in the kitchen. We all have one or two dishes we can knock up for the kids, but it’s important to diversify and try to come up with a range of delicious and healthy meals that they can enjoy as much as possible. 

Save More Money

Saving money is something you need to focus on as much as possible when you have a family. This is so important for allowing you to be more comfortable in your life, and you need to work on what you can do to achieve this. Saving money as a parent can feel like an impossible task, but with the right budgeting, as well as cutting costs in key areas, you will find it much easier to actually save money moving forward. 

Manage Your Time Better

You have so much to consider when you are looking to improve your parenting, and one of the key things you can do to make this happen is to manage your time better. Coming up with great time management techniques that will help you free up more time is essential for allowing you to improve your parenting skills and spend more time with your child. 

Trying to enhance your parenting skills is something you need to make sure you get right as much as possible. There are a lot of ways you can go about achieving the perfect parenting, and it’s something that needs to happen right now. If you can improve the way you parent in 2020, you will help improve your kids’ lives as well.

About the author
Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.


  1. We are currently renovating our kitchen and when that’s finished I’m going to work on expanding my regular meal rotation and having the kids help cook more.

  2. These are all great. Time management is my weak point. I need to spend less screen time and more active time, setting a better example for my kids!

  3. These are all excellent ideas. Learning and growing as a parent is very important. I found your info on time management techniques especially interesting. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Love the tips. It sure is different than when I was raising my kids, and I actually think it’s probably harder. I don’t envy the kind of things my daughter worries about with her kids.

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