Parenting is incredibly challenging, and anyone who says that it isn't probably isn't telling you the truth. The fact of the matter is that having a family is a 24/7 job that requires a lot of patience, and you just can't do it without understanding your children's needs. As a parent, I started focusing on developing more in-depth relationships with my kids a few years ago, and it was amazing to see the difference that it made in our family dynamic. Now, we enjoy great relationships and a fun family culture without all of the stress. Check out this blog for more ideas on creating a better family.