How to parent like a professional
Professional soccer player Matthew Pattison shares his top parenting tip.
It takes drive, focus and determination to become a pro-sportsman. The ability to learn from defeat, develop strategy for the future and stay motivated. Just like being a parent...

There may be days when you feel like you're heading for the bottom of the parenting league, but, as professional soccer player Matthew Pattison suggests, there's always a way out.

Check out Matthew's top tip for parents, as shared with Parent24:

Parenting like a professional, as advised by Matthew Pattison, pro-soccer player:

Here are some more top tips for parents on snatching victory in those parenting tournaments:

Sleep deprivation
Time management
Temper tantrums

What has been the biggest challenge to you as a parent so far?

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Everything from parties to pre-schools in your area.

Jobs - Find your dream job

Director: Human Best Practice

City Press

Trainee Accountant

West Rand
Certified Master Auditors (South Africa) Inc.
R5 000 - R15 000 Per Month

Sales Agent

Pax Staffing Dynamix (Pty) Ltd
R8 500 - R20 000 Per Month

Property - Find a new home