Kanika: In our final “At Home with HOMER” episode, I want to focus on something we’ve strived to incorporate into every one of our conversations — How can we simplify information for families with easy, quick, applicable, tips for parents that help instead of overwhelm. In the spirit of that, I would love to hear in a more general sense about what you think parents truly need to focus on and more importantly, what parents can confidently forget about!
Stephanie: Yes, I love this question, because this is truly my goal. Simplify, streamline, cut out the noise and find the 80/20 approach to parenting.
- Enlist your kids! Skills, reaching, tying your shoes. Feel agency and mastery in building those skills
- Double duty – math and meals
- Complex – you look at outside solutions
- Focus on the connection, not perfection