Parenting can be very tricky and one cannot follow a single guideline or parameters as no two children are alike. Even parents with multiple children need to vary their parenting style based on each child’s personality.
The fact that parenting did not come with a manual makes it an exciting yet frightening phase in a parent’s life. The parenting books can only get you too far, and the parenting tips you read online may not be as effective to you children as they are to another parent’s child.
Truth be told, parenting is almost always instinctual and each parent-and-child’s journey is different form the next. So relax, mum, because you are doing a good job. And in case you want to earn more “cool mum” points with the kiddos, I have enumerated a handful of suggestions here: