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How to be a good parent

In a nutshell, parenting is the act of caring for a kid and taking on the role of a parent. This can take many different shapes, and each parent has their own strategic approach. The primary obligation that parents confront is satisfying their child's requirements from birth through maturity.

As different parents have their own different ways to raise a child, there are some facts to being a good parent that cannot be ignored. they are;

What you do matters

As a parent, what you do in front of your child matters. Somethings are not "child friendly" because as adults you have too much fun that you don't notice your children and they end up following in your footsteps. An example is drinking alcohol too the extent of getting drunk in front of them. This causes some interference in your child's life since they can end up joining what you do because to them it is not wrong.

Some behaviors we do in front of them will end up ruining their future and we must tame them to do the right things.

Be involved in your child's life

Being an engaged parent requires time and effort, and it frequently necessitates reconsidering and reorganizing your priorities. It usually entails foregoing what you want to accomplish in order to do what your child need. Be present both intellectually and physically. Your work is important yes but being there for your child always is also your priority. Take your child on sports day, encourage him to do his best in school when you receive his grades, help him in his homework not doing it for him.


Set rules

If you don't regulate your child's conduct while he's small, he'll struggle to learn how to govern himself when he's older and you're not around. You should always be able to answer the following three questions at any time of day or night: What happened to my child? Who is my child with? What is my youngster up to? The rules that your child has learnt from you will form the rules that he applies to himself.

In this case have set curfew hours, set the do's and don'ts in your house, give punishments' when necessary and not harsh ones, teach them to clean their room and most importantly teach them on how to pray.

Adapt your parenting skills to your child

Keep up with your child's growth. Your youngster is maturing. Consider how the child's age influences his or her conduct. The same need for independence that drives your 3-year-old to say "no" all the time is driving him to be potty trained "Steinberg says "The same intellectual growth spurt that makes your 13-year-old eager and inquisitive in class is also making her contentious at supper. Not every parent brings up their children in the same way. Have your unique style of bringing them up so as you can understand each other.

Treat your child with respect

Respect goes both ways. As the earth says whatever tone you talk to someone with is the same tone you will expect back. The greatest approach to instill respect in your child is to treat him with respect "Steinberg is a writer. "You should extend the same courtesy to your child as you would to anyone else. Speak to him respectfully. Respect his point of view. Pay close attention when he speaks to you. Be kind to him. When possible, try to gratify him. Children treat others the same way their parents do. Your child's interactions with others are built on your bond with her.

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