Parenting is the most important role a human being can play in their lives. A role that requires constant learning, reflecting, and adapting. But do parents get the opportunity to learn how to learn, reflect and adapt in child-raising contexts?
Today’s parents are juggling several roles simultaneously and facing an abundance of novel challenges. The current context demands deeper reflection on the purpose
of parenting, one’s own beliefs, values, and lifestyle choices, and how it can impact our children.
Parenting is the most fundamental responsibility. Leadership is the art of rising up to and thriving in one’s responsibilities. Thus, for parents to look at their role as that of
leaders is natural and essential. Parents as leaders should begin by understanding
What is my role as a parent?
What are the challenges in this role?
What are the competencies required to play this role?