Doing things for them all the time, even the dumbest things are only done so that the children do not try or think that doing it is also faster, less complicated ... big mistake! Patience is the key to success , and in the education of children too, especially to help children to be independent. Som
doing things for them all the time, even the dumbest things are only done so that the children do not try or think that doing it is also faster, less complicated ... big mistake! Patience is the key to success , and in the education of children too, especially to help children to be independent.Sometimes, these same parents think that their children are not able to do things without help either because they are afraid of hurting themselves or because they simply think they are incapable. This only cuts the wings of the children's independence, overprotects them and will turn the children into comfortable beings who do not do anything by themselves because they think that 'others will come to do it for me', and what is worse ... children will grow up with low self-esteem because they do not feel capable of doing things.
Five tips to educate an independent child As you can see, there are too many negative consequences when children are overprotected in any way, even if only by doing things for them. Children must always be helped to be more independent and that work must begin at home, in the family nucleus. Then I'll give you5 tips
so you can use them with your children starting today.
1. Giving children independence does not mean not helping them . Children need the support of their parents unconditionally, but guiding and supporting them does not mean doing everything for them. Therefore, we must help the children so that help is gradually withdrawn and so that they themselves can perform the action themselves. Rules and limits at home are very helpful.
2.Let her explore since she was little.When children are young they are eager to discover the world and this should not be inhibited. Let him explore at home with the appropriate security systems and in case he can hurt himself, he establishes very clear limits.
3.Allow your child to make decisions . This is the basis of critical thinking, it is clear that parents often make decisions, but there are aspects in which children can make decisions, such as wearing one clothes and not another. In this way children can begin to understand the consequences of their actions and thus learn and grow internally.
4.Teach and guide him.It is important that when you have to learn to do something, first you teach how to do it with patience and affection. Divide the actions into small steps if necessary to internalize it before and better.
5.Allow me to help you in the simple tasks of home . Children love to help (from very small), so you should enhance this desire so that you do not get lost along the way and give you the opportunity to feel useful and necessary and so as you grow you can give you greater responsibilities.