You are a millennial gradually getting into the age bracket you’ve secretly dread reaching. Your hippy 20s are gradually falling behind and you are staring the big 30 in the face! Now, you are making decisions on marriage and/or having kids of your own! How on earth are you supposed to be responsible for another human’s growth, path and values when you’ve just about made out your own way, you muse to yourself.
It’s definitely not rocket science. Your parents did it and you will make a great parent too if you challenge yourself to put in the effort and you are conscientious about it. Here are eight tips to get you along:
Explain what it means to be independent
Your children should learn some certain level of independence. They need to understand that they are unique and special and that they can be different from anyone else. They also need to know what is wrong and what is right. The sooner you do it, the easier it will be for them to become independent. Although they are still kids, they can make their own decisions and have their own wishes and dreams.
Protect your children
Your kids need to be protected. They should always feel safe and secure. Security is essential for your children’s well-being. They need their parents to make
Listen to your kids
Parents are not a
All your children need is your love. Express your affection and be closer to your own children. Who else
Do not set unreasonable expectations
Your demands can make your child’s life unbearable. It is cruel to expect your
Spend more time with your children
Be a unit with your spouse
The more united you are with your spouse, the easier it is for both of you to raise your kids. First of all, you should agree on some certain aspects. Discuss with your partner how to bring up your kids. Know each of your responsibilities. Avoid contradictions between the two of you. Share your duties and let each of you be responsible for their own sphere. Deal with problems and issues first, resolve conflicts and avoid misunderstandings.
with additional information from LadiesTalks