Three tips for parents to restore calm, patience | Features

Having a baby changes everything. And while most moms and dads report that parenthood is the most gratifying job in the world, it’s also the most challenging.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Arizona Department of Child Safety is sharing tips to help parents stay calm with their children — even when their stress levels hit the ceiling.

When it comes to parenting a baby, the physical and emotional demands are off the charts. Parents must learn to balance their regular household and work responsibilities with middle-of-the-night feedings, colic, endless piles of laundry and extra expenses. The