Cupid's Pulse Article: Relationship Advice: How Should We Raise Our Kids?Cupid's Pulse Article: Relationship Advice: How Should We Raise Our Kids?

By Courtney Omernick

Relationships and love can be complicated, and when it comes time to decide how to raise your children, there’s no doubt that you and your partner might have opposing viewpoints. These three pieces of relationship advice will help you agree on the best approach!

Relationship Advice to Help You Determine How to Raise Your Kids

Consider the relationship advice below:

1. Consider your own upbringing: Not all of us like every aspect of how we were raised, but it’s definitely a conversation that you can have in order to put some ideas on the table. Think about what your parents or guardians did or didn’t do while raising you that you would or wouldn’t like to see incorporated into your own child’s upbringing.

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2. Look at the research: There’s plenty of research that has been done on how and where to raise children. Doing a simple Google search can tell you some of the most effective tips when it comes to certain situations. You be the judge. Is what relationship experts are suggesting going to work for you?

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3. Make a list: Once the both of you have decided what you absolutely have to do/can’t do as parents, come together and compromise. Write down your “must haves” as a couple while raising your children. This way, you lay the ground rules for raising your kids and each person has input and some of their rules incorporated.

What relationship advice would you give on how to raise children? Comment below!