Today, one can often hear phrases: “Modern children are ill-mannered”, “In our time, we knew how to behave,” “Children lack good manners,” etc. However, good manners do not appear on their own. Parents should purposefully develop them in children and show a good example of such behavior. Raising children as we want to see them is our task and our responsibility.
The time and effort that parents put into instilling good manners in their child pays off. As soon as the child learns good manners, he will remember them for life, and the atmosphere in the family will become much more pleasant. Good manners help people make contact with others, get a job, and generally be more successful in life. The culture of relationships between people once turned a primitive society into a civilized one. In families where everyone has good manners, people not only create a good impression in the eyes of others, but can also interact positively with each other and deal with intra-family conflicts. And this is a direct result of good manners. Continue reading
Parents can and should teach their child discipline. The task of parents is to voice their expectations of the child’s behavior, explain to him the rules, norms and moral values. Children need to be constantly disciplined so that they can learn from their mistakes. Also, discipline provides the child with safety and gives him an understanding of what he can and cannot do.
Discipline helps the child learn and change their behavior. However, parental attempts to control their child can become excessive and harm him. When it comes to discipline of children, there is a very fine line between the attempts of parents to teach a child to discipline and violence against him. Parents and teachers must understand where this line passes, and in no case cross it.
In many countries, legislation is very strict on physical and mental abuse of children. In addition, abused children receive severe emotional trauma, the consequences of which they experience throughout their lives.
Consider the main differences between discipline and child abuse: Continue reading
Parents around the world argue about how to raise their children and what methods to use. But is it really important? Are some parenting methods better than others? A group of researchers from Harvard University (USA) asked these questions.
One of the initiators of the experiment, Professor Ying Chen, said: “I am a foreigner living in the United States for ten years. And from time to time I am very surprised when I see how the traditions of upbringing in the USA differ from the culture in which I was brought up. I became interested in the question: is there any universal element in the upbringing of children on which the success of the whole process depends. ” Continue reading