Parenting has never been
easy especially with more double income families it becomes more difficult as parents
don't have time in hand to spend for their children.
It is very necessary for this generation parents to deliberately think of ways to
stimulate and get satisfaction of being an effective parents.
Parents who thrive on working and leave
their children at home should make a special effort to stay close to them like, snuggling
together before going to bed, reading a favorite story book together, eating breakfast
together, may be a walk together after work. It is necessary for the parent Child to
interact and communicate their day to day happening.
Many parents feel very hesitant about
spending the few hours they have disciplining them may be even issuing time out.
Neglecting discipline and being extra nice may assuage any guilt one feels, but such an
approach isn't in the child's interest. It is necessary for him to know what he can do and
cannot do and what is expected of him.
It is necessary to make children self
reliant and build up their self esteem. As parents one must make it a part to until values
like honesty, punctuality, sharing, etc. If the child does share with another child may be
his toys, he must be applauded. If a child commits a mistakes and comes up and accepts it
honestly he must not be criticized rather should be forgiven and made to realize not to do
Sometimes parents get so very involved in
the race & competition, they put their children under severe pressure. It is necessary
for each parent to recognize his child's potential and his weakness. Parents should
encourage their children to improve or enhance any innate talents too. It necessary to
recognize a child's talent initially and guide him to excel in it. One should resist any
kind of unhealthy pressure.
Parenthood is indeed a very difficult job,
but it is very satisfying too. As the proverb goes "No gains without pains " to
bring up wonderful nice children, parents have to make certain sacrifices. Parents have to
strike the right balance with their children. They have to be more of friends than just
mature adults and share a wonderful rapport, at the same time some times they have to be
parents - who are guarding the children, setting certain rules and disciplining them.