Web Desk: Parents want to protect their children but these protections bar children from letting them work things out themselves. Parents are supposed to support them and teach them how to cope with different challenges.
Here are 7 things parents should teach their children.
Learn to say ‘NO’
Teach your child that it is okay to say ‘no’ when someone ask you any unfavorable acts like cheating or telling lie. In this way no one will able to manipulate them.
Learn to use comebacks that will leave them speechless
If your child’s classmate always make fun of him, teach your child that it’s a bully who has a problem because they want to look cool by making you sad and scared. Therefore, your child should show that the bully’s words shouldn’t upset them.
Grades aren’t the most important things
If your child gets a bad grade, show your child that your love is above all learning achievement. In this way, your child will never feel scared to show a bad grade. Just say, ‘Failed to get a good grade? Don’t be upset. You’ll nail it next time!’
Learn to help and defend those who are weaker
Many children are afraid to defend those who are weaker because they don’t want to risk become another victim. Ask your child to help around the house and let them be responsible for something like their baby brother, their cousin.
Love what you do
If parents want their child to stay happy, the best way that can truly bring them joy and success. Let your child spend one hour a day on a hobby like playing computer games, sports or arts and crafts.
Exercising is a part of life
Sports can boast confidence in your child. Let your child to choose the activities that they really love. If your son likes to dance, don’t force them to play baseball.
Love yourself the way you are
All children want to be attractive and talented. Tell your children that they’re beautiful. Demonstrate that what makes us beautiful is not our perfection, but it’s how unique we truly are.