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Finding raising children challenging? Parenting hotlines are available in Japan

Parenting can be tough. There are challenges to overcome every single day. You might feel overwhelmed at times. If you're needing support, there are 2 hotlines that support parents in Japan that can help you get through the rough patches. Reach out if you are struggling with these parenting challenges:

  • Having a hard time finding the right balance in disciplining your child
  • Missing socializing and going out
  • Being afraid to let your child experience pain, disappointment, and frustration
  • You spread yourself too thin
  • Insecurity about how to teach your child about responsibility and consequences
  • Not finding the right balance between who you are as an individual and a parent
  • Having a hard time saying “no” to your child
  • Not agreeing with your partner about parenting approaches

It’s absolutely normal to feel a range of emotions about parenting. It can be as joyful as it can be scary and challenging. Being a parent is a lot of work, and both positive and negative feelings are a natural response.

Let's be honest – parenting is one of the hardest things that you'll ever do. It can also be the most rewarding. Every parent needs support, and there is no shame in accessing it when you need it. People in Japan are ready and available to help you on your parenting journey and support you to raise your family in a way that works for your unique situation.

If you feel like you might need support with parenting, try reaching out to a hotline in Japan. It's free and confidential.


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