A parent is a father or a mother who gives birth to a child and brings him/her up. Parent also stands for the source of something. The activities by a parent or guardian to promote good growth and development of the child is known as parenting. Not all children are brought up by their own parents. Children who lack parents live with their guardians who are responsible for their upbringing. Good parents promote good discipline, encourage, educate and motivate their children. There are many ways of child upbringing. The following are the important parenting tips.
Love is important in the upbringing of a child. A show of love and affection to a child is called love. Playing with a child, going out, eating meals together, listening carefully, spending a lot of time together and showing love signs will show love to your child. Feel-good hormones such as oxytocin are produced as a result of showing love to a child. They result in a good sense of calm, closer relationship and emotional warmth.
A good parent should practice positive parenting. Positive parenting is the giving of positive experiences to the child. Giving only positive experiences to children will facilitate experiencing positive things and passing on the positive experiences to the other generations. Spending ample time with your child facilitate healthy child development.
A good parent should know how to communicate with his/her child. A good parent or guardian should be able to listen to the child and respond to his/her demands. In order to understand the needs of the child, as a parent one is supposed to promote good communication with the child. Good integration also promotes coordination of different organs which helps in maintaining a healthy body.
A good parent should have good modeling. It is impossible for a child to stop a behavior which his/her parents still have. Every parent should do what he/she want his/her child to do. A good parent should explain to a child on how important activities are carried out. A parent should be disciplined and have a positive attitude and his/her child will still copy this.
Good upbringing of the child should be accompanied by some rules. In every setting, for example, a country, rules are important in governing different activities. A home setting should have rules that must be followed by the children. Children will be able to perform the right activities at the stipulated time.
This guide is important in the healthy upbringing of the child.