Parents always wish best for their children. They do their earnest endeavors to raise their kids. But right parenting is necessary in order to raise them right. If you think that parents know that well, and cannot commit a mistake then you are wrong. Parents sometimes unknowingly commit parenting mistakes that cause the problem to their in the growth and their upbringing.
Read on to know what the experts have to say about it.
1. At the very beginning
Many specialists believe that from the very beginning parents should keep a note of what they are teaching them. Like when the baby cries for a thing and you give that thing to them in order to make them stop cry, they automatically learn that crying is the way to get what they wish for. So avoid giving them everything that they insist on. This will help them be tolerant, otherwise, they will grow into persons with zero tolerance.
2. Let them be brave to experience risk
Parents are the most protective ones, they wouldn’t let their kids face any harm. But sometimes it is healthy to let them face a little risk themselves. If you continue to keep them oblivious to any risk then they will never learn about life as it is. They will become dependent and would have low self-esteem. They might not be prepared for any risks in life and feel extremely depressed when they’ll have to.
3. Not sharing bad experiences
If you choose to share only good experiences with them then they will learn from the good ones only. You should share your bad past with them too so that they learn from your bad experiences too and have a better view of life. This helps them to make good decisions and better choices in life. That also doesn’t mean that you share stuff like alcohol, drugs, and other illegal stuff.
4. You should practice what you preach
Children learn practical techniques rather than pure preaching. So the more you practice what you preach the more they will learn about it. The lesser your practice your preaching, the lesser the children would take it seriously.
5. Never disappoint them
Parents want to be loved by their kids. It is also good and necessary but that doesn’t mean that you never disappoint them and let them do the wrongs too. Kids will forget the disappointment and won’t hate you forever just because you didn’t let him do something wrong. So learn to say ‘No’.
6. Let them know about the failures
It’s true that parents should always boost their kids’ confidence. But keep that in mind that if you always keep telling them they are the best when nobody else does, they might doubt parents’ objectivity. They soon can also start lying about reality.