Every child needs love, attention and time that parents will spend with him. You must help your children feel safe and strengthen their self-confidence. So you will make a great contribution to his future.
The child is most affected by the habits and rituals that are accepted in your family. Even on days when you are very busy, you can show your child that you care about him.
To ensure that your child always feels valuable and loved, follow these guidelines.
1. Be careful. When a child wants to talk to you, listen to him. Set aside all affairs and maintain eye contact with him. Show him that you are interested in what he is telling you – is it about insects, a movie that you’ve watched many times, or something else. If you cannot immediately quit your activity, tell your child about it and return to the conversation as soon as you have free time and you can pay attention to it. Continue reading
There is a big difference between helping a child and doing something for him. Parents often believe that if they solve his problems for the child, he will love them more. But this is likely to lead to the fact that the child will grow up capricious and confident that everyone around him should. However, if you help the child correctly, you can become close to him and develop a strong character in him.
A healthy way to help a child who is struggling with difficulties is to understand how he is feeling and not to try to fix it. When parents do not put their feelings about the situation in the first place, but listen to the feelings of the child, they show empathy towards him. When a child feels that he is understood, he does not feel lonely and becomes more self-confident.
An obstacle to the manifestation of empathy may be that parents may think: “I can not talk about this with the child, because I have not encountered such situations. Continue reading