The Power of Parents Learning Together


*When referencing "parents" in this article, I am also referring to all caretakers of children. 

In this journey of parenthood, there's a profound strength in unity—a strength found in the collective wisdom and support of parents learning and discussing together.

Parenting is often described as a rollercoaster ride—full of twists, turns, and challenges. Amongst the unexpected (and expected) ups and downs, there exists a valuable resource that many parents overlook - each other. By coming together to share experiences, insights, and advice, parents can tap into a wealth of knowledge that enriches one's own parenting journey.

One of the greatest benefits of parents learning and discussing their children together, is the reassurance it provides. Parenthood can have us feeling a whole lot of emotions; knowing that others share similar experiences and challenges can offer us some relief and validation. It reminds parents that we are not alone in our struggles and that support is readily available.

Moreover, discussing children collectively fosters a sense of community and belonging. Parenthood can sometimes feel isolating, particularly in today's fast-paced world. However, by connecting with other parents, we can build meaningful relationships and establish a support network that extends beyond our immediate circles. This sense of togetherness creates a nurturing environment where parents can seek advice, share resources, and celebrate successes together.

Additionally, learning from one another enhances parenting skills and strategies. Each child is unique, and what works for one may not work for another. By engaging in open dialogue, parents can glean insights into different approaches and techniques, allowing for tailoring our parenting styles to best suit our child's needs. This collaborative learning process promotes adaptability and empowers parents to navigate the complexities of raising children in our ever-changing world.

Learning together with other parents facilitates personal growth and self-awareness. Parenthood is a journey of continuous learning and self-discovery. By reflecting on our own experiences and hearing perspectives from others, we can gain new insights into our strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement. This self-awareness not only benefits our parenting skills but also contributes to our overall growth and development as individuals.

The power of parents learning and discussing our children together is invaluable. It serves as a beacon of support, fostering a sense of community, enhancing parenting skills, and promoting personal growth. By embracing this collective wisdom, parents can navigate the challenges of parenthood with confidence, knowing that they're part of a supportive network dedicated to nurturing the next generation.

I am always here to lend my expertise and advice as a mother, teacher, parent and community educator. My classes and resources (see links below) are here to support YOU! Let me know if there are topics you would like more of, or if you would like to get in touch about something specific you can reach out to me at

xo, Marcelle 

  • Emotion Regulation Course - (pre-recorded) Emotion Regulation: Understanding how emotions influence our brain and how to support our children's regulation skills

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