A To Z Of Parenting That You’ll Love To Read
A For Attention
Always give attention to your little one. No matter if your
child is a toddler or a teen always pays attention to them.
Because giving attention to your kid make them feel happy and safe.
Remember, all children want their parent's attention.
B for Behavior
As a parent, one of your jobs to teach your child to behave.
Since children observe and imitate adults around them, it is important that we
control our behavior around them.
C for Communication
Good communication with children is about allowing them to speak to you so they can tell you what they're feeling and talking about. Just make sure that there is a two-way conversation when you communicate to your kids.
D for Discipline
Effective discipline ‘teaches’ children what is right. Discipline is based on teaching and learning, teaches children new positive behaviors and helps them feel safe and learn to be responsible.
E for Encourage
Give them COURAGE. Focus on the effort that your children are putting into something (however small rather) than the end result.
Encouraging words and actions during the process will have a big effect on your child’s self-esteem and their motivation to carry on or have the courage to start something new.
F for Friendship
We ought to maintain our relationship with our children and seek to be a friend to them so that they feel confident communicating and discussing emotions with us and everyone around them.
G for Goals
Setting goals for your kids is very important. There are several advantages of doing this early: it will help your kid to know the importance of working hard for a goal in the future and avoiding gratification before the get there.
H for Habits & Routines
Life becomes simpler for children when they have a healthy routine filled for caring routines and rituals. This goes beyond eating lunch at the same time every day to actually integrating everyday routines like reading together every morning, singing a song as you wash your hands, playing music during clean up time, praying at mealtime, and special speaking time before bedtime.
I for Innocence
There are many ways in which we can safeguard and preserve the innocence of our children. We should treat them with respect and integrity, be careful not to blame or humiliate them. We should encourage them to be small and not encourage too much tension and pressure to enter their lives too early.
As parents, we must not be eager to condemn our children for their shortcomings, and try not to equate them with other children.
K for Knowledge
We need to sit down and share our knowledge and experience of our own lives so that they can make the right decisions for themselves.
L for Love
Love your children unconditionally and don’t have unreasonable expectations from them.
M for Motivation
Always motivate your children to accomplish their goals, but avoid placing undue pressure on them to succeed.
N For Negotiation
It’s important to let children learn to negotiate, even if it often means bending the rules. Parents who encourage their children to negotiate with them, as well as with other adults and children, strengthen their confidence, self-esteem, compassion, and social interaction skills.
O for Optimism
Optimism is such a good quality model for children. Optimism also helps you, as a parent, maintain a positive outlook on the parenting process. This keeps you looking at the good qualities of your child, which only improves their self-esteem and life outlook.
P for Patience
Parenting has to be patient. It takes patience to teach over and over again. Children learn all from scratch, and there's going to be a lot of endless clean-ups, learning times, tantrums, disruptive actions, and the noise of your house is likely to be louder than ever before.
Q for Quality Time
It is important that parents spend quality time with children. In this fast-paced world, we must make room for our children and remind them that we care for them and will always be there as pillars of support. They need our love, kindness, and strength, so that they can feel secure and confident about themselves.
R for Respect
It’s very important to teach your kids how to respect. If you want him to be respectful, then
you're going to have to model respect. Take note of your tone of voice at all
times , especially when your child is acting out. Talk to him as a highly
valued individual, not a hardened criminal.
S for Simplicity
It’s important to teach your kids to accept Simplicity. Teach them the importance of money and how easy it is to blend into their peer circle without flaunting the new gizmos and trends.
T for Trust
Have complete trust in your children and encourage them to be be honest and truthful citizens.
U for Understanding
Understanding your kids is one of the most important things that you can do for your kids. While we want to teach them how and when to regulate their emotions, we need to help them verbalize and identify their feelings through listening and understanding.
V for Victory
Teach your kids that both victory and failure are a part of life.
W for Weakness
Encourage your children to identify their weaknesses and turn them into strengths.
X for X-ample
Set a good example for your children because kids look up to their parents and understand actions better than words.
Y for You
There's no comparison to you. God did not make a mistake when He placed your child under your care. As described earlier, it's nice to have good role models, but the comparison game doesn't benefit anyone. Bring you into your parenting.
Z for zzzz
Parents and children both need a good night's rest to be physically and mentally safe.