achieving the goal
If you want to raise a self-confident child who is able to make decisions independently, you need to give him freedom for this. The key to raising an independent child is maintaining balance. You need to be patient, but not too condescending to the child. The problem is that some parents try to control every step of the child. This is not worth doing, because in this way you deprive him of his ability to make a choice. If you make a child dependent on you, in the future he may harbor resentment and begin to rebel.
But how to achieve the necessary balance and raise a child independent? Consider a few tips on this subject.
1. Create a schedule
Children need a balance between routine and freedom – this contributes to the development of their independence. The more you allow your child to think about himself, the more independent he will become. Continue reading
It may be difficult for you to believe that your child wants you to go up the career ladder. Representatives of prestigious professions (lawyers, businessmen, company leaders, etc.) have one thing in common: their children love to command.
Do you remember how parents in childhood gave you everything you wanted? You didn’t even need to say a word, but only to show what you wanted – and your parents immediately brought it to you. If you didn’t like something, you grumbled displeasedly, and your parents eliminated what annoyed you. Most likely, this was not the case in your childhood, but this is often the case with modern children.
On the other hand, pay attention to how you behave with other adults. You are not inferior if someone is trying to take your place in traffic. You can sometimes keep silent in a dispute with the head or teacher of your child in kindergarten, but in general you behave confidently and with dignity.
However, everything changes when your child begins to command. Continue reading
Lies and theft have become commonplace among schoolchildren, especially adolescents. But such behavior is unacceptable, it is necessary to fight it in order to prevent serious consequences.
In some children, this behavior indicates serious psychological problems, but in most cases these are ordinary incorrect behavioral patterns that can be corrected. Such habits are more common in boys than in girls, and are most common at the age of 5–8 years. If you catch a child in a lie or theft, it is important to consider his age and stage of development.
Children under the age of 3 years never intentionally lie and steal – they can experiment with words and entertaining facts that they see around. By the age of 6–7 years, the child begins to understand that lying and stealing is wrong from a moral point of view. Consider several ways to correct this behavior of the child. Continue reading