3 Steps To Becoming A Firm But Patient Parent, According To West Ridge Academy

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The top 3 things you can do to help your kids when have a drinking problem. Knowing how to do it is just as important to knowing what to do according to West Ridge Academy Experts.

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  • 3StepsToBecomingAFirmButPatientParent,AccordingToWestRidgeAcademyWestRidgeAcademysaysthatmostparentswouldtellyouthattheirliveshavechangedsincethedaythattheyhadtheirfirstchild.Childrenhaveoftenbeencreditedfor inspiring lifealteringchangesandimprovements in theirparents. Onlyparents trulyunderstand thehuge responsibility that it is forapersontotakeon;henceitsonlyfairthatthereshouldbemajorchangesinthedemeanorandlifestyleoftheparentsinorderforthemtofulfillthetremendousresponsibilitiesthatcomewithbeingaparent.Fromthemomentthattheyarebrought intothisworldas infants;thenbecomingtoddlersuntilearlychildhood, children are verydependentupon theirparents in termsof love, care,nourishment, andguidance. Throughout this time, even though the kids may have tantrums every now and then,ultimatelythechildrenwillconformtotheparentspreceptsifraisedinacaringhome.Still,therearesomekidswhoarereallyheadingstrongthatwillinsistonwhattheywantandwilltrytoimpressthisupontheirparents,especiallywhentheyareenteringthatcriticalstageofearlyadulthood,orwhatisnormallyreferredtoasteenagers.According toWestRidgeAcademy, theseare the timeswhen theparentsneed tostand theirgroundandbe firmwithout losing theirpatience.Beloware somepoints thatparentsneed tokeep inmindwhenfacedwithsuchchallengingsituations.1.Youneedtoestablishclearboundaries.Sometimeschildren,especiallyteenagers,tendtothinkthattheyarematureenoughtomakedecisionsontheirown,thatsometimestheywilltrytodothingstheirownwayeven though it iscontrary towhatyouhavebeen teaching themallalong.Asaparent,youneedtobefirmandinsistthattheyfollowthefamilyrules.Whileitisimportantforchildrentobeabletoexpress themselvesandbeable toharness theirownvoice, this shouldbequalifiedundercertaincircumstances and parameters; so that parentswill know for certain that they are already perfectlycapableofmakingchoicesordecisionsontheirown.Untilthen,theywillalwaysremainasyourkidssotospeakandyourdecisionastheirparentshouldbefollowed;notforanythingelsebutforyourownchildrenssake.2. You need to be consistent. Once you have laid down the boundaries, you must be vigilant inimplementing itfairlyandconsistently. It is importantthatyourchildrencanseethatyouarehandingoutpunishmentsconsistently incasetheycrosstheboundariesthatyouhaveset,otherwisetheywillfeelconfusedandwontbeabletodistinguishforthemselveswhentheyarebreakingtherulesornot.Ifyouhavemanychildren, itsalsocriticalthatthesamerulesandpunishmentsapplyequallytoallthechildrenwithoutplayinganyfavorites.Ifyourchildwillhaveaproblemfollowingtherulesthatyouhavesetbecauseofyourinconsistencyinimplementingthem,thenfranklyspeakingitwillbeyourfaultandnotofthechilds.3.Youneedtobeclear.Similartotheotherendeavorsthatwehaveinlife,communicationiscriticaltooursuccess inalmostanyfield.Thisalsoappliestoparenting.Theboundariesandrulesthatyouhave

  • workedsohardtoformulateforthesakeofyourchildrenwillbetantamounttonothing ifyoufailtocommunicatethemeffectivelytoyourkids.