How to raise a confident child
Many parents are already tired of listening thatmodern technologies spoil their children. From all sites on them streams of the information on the newest methods and strategies on education in the digital age flow. However, no matter how far the progress goes, there are several simple truths tested by time that will help to grow a full-fledged, kind, confident and mentally healthy child.
Spend time with your children
This is the basis of everything. Regularly spend time with children, take an interest in their affairs and problems, and most importantly - listen carefully to their answers. You will not only learn about the individual characteristics of your child, but also show him how to take care of another person.
Always tell the child what it means to you
According to research by psychologists, many children do notknow that they are the most important thing that is in the life of parents. They just need to hear these words. Therefore, do not forget to tell their children more often - so they will feel more confident.
Show how to solve problems, not to run away from them
For example, if a child decides to quit football,ask him to explain why he specifically wants to do it and what obligations he has before the team (a joint match, general training and so on). Then, if he still decides to leave, help him with this question.
Daily accustom to help and be thankful for your help yourself.
The study showed that people who are used toexpress gratitude, are more inclined to compassion, easier to forgive, they are generous and love to help. Therefore, it is important to come up with a daily list of household chores for the child, for which he needs to be thanked throughout the day. Psychologists also recommend that parents reward children only for exceptional acts of kindness and zeal.
Help the child cope with negative emotions
Psychologists say that the ability to care forSuppressed by such negative emotions as anger, anger, shame and envy. Helping children recognize these feelings, parents encourage them to resolve internal conflict. With such introspection, they will begin their long journey to becoming not indifferent, caring people. This is also important for establishing a reasonable framework for their psychological security.
Show them that the world is much larger than it seems
According to the research of psychologists, almost allchildren are only interested in the narrow circle of their family and friends. It is important that they also be interested in people outside this circle, which differ from them socially, culturally and even geographically. You can help them in this: to teach to be a good listener who can put himself in the place of another person and can feel empathy through touching films, photos and news.
In conclusion, psychologists assure us: "The education of a polite, caring and highly moral child is hard work. But this is exactly what each of us can do. And no work in the world can compare with this in importance and priceless rewards.