The ingredients needed to be a good parent is many! Parents need to be loving, caring, responsible, and show patience. Parents need to make time for their children and be willing to clean up their messes. Parents should be good listeners and set good examples. Parents should be a teacher, cheerleader, and provide positive feedback and set boundaries. Parents should be flexible, but have expectations and should make those expectations clear. It takes a lot to be a good parent, but it is possible!