A Must Read for Parents-Tips for Raising Happy Children
1. Give children time to play casually, and don’t arrange their lives too regular. American child education scholar Thomas Armstrong pointed out that free play is healthier for preschool children than planned activities. Useful. Parents should avoid filling up their children's time with various activities and courses. All children need to have some idle, casual play time. Only in this way can their imaginations be unfettered, so that they can leisurely watch spiders weaving webs, study how fireflies glow... Explore the world they are curious about at their natural speed. Maybe, sometimes you should slow down your pace, put aside your schedule, and enjoy life at the pace of your child. 2, ***Children eat healthy A healthy diet not only keeps the child healthy, but also makes the child's mood more stable. Whether it is a meal or a snack, try to follow healthy principles, such as low fat, low sugar, fresh, balanced diet. 3. Encourage him to exercise more Play ball, ride a bicycle, swim with your child..., more exercise can not only exercise your child's physical fitness, but also make him more cheerful. Maintaining a dynamic life can moderately relieve children's stress and emotions, and allow children to like themselves, have a more positive body image, and find fun and a sense of accomplishment from sports. 4. Hug often A gentle hug, conveys the care of ***, is the silent 'I love you'. Studies have found that gentle touch and hug can make premature babies healthier, more lively, and emotionally stable. For adults, hugs can also reduce stress and soothe uneasy emotions. 5. Listening attentively There is nothing like listening attentively to make children feel cared. Want to be a better listener? Don't just listen with one ear. When your child talks to you, try to stop what you are doing and listen to him. Be patient to listen to your child's words, don't interrupt, rush to help him express or ask him to finish the words quickly, even if you have heard what he said many times. It is the listening moment for *** when accompany your child to school or when you put your child to bed. 6. Teach him to care for others and be happy. Children need to be able to feel that they have some meaningful connection with others and understand his meaning to others. . To develop this feeling, you can help your child get in touch with others. You can organize some old toys with your child and donate them to charities to help the homeless children. You can also encourage your children to participate in some volunteer activities at school. Experts point out that even at a very young age, you can get happiness in the process of helping others. And develop a habit of helping others. 7. Teach him to solve problems From learning to tie shoelaces to crossing the road, each step is a milestone for the child to move towards more independence. When a child finds that he has the ability to solve the problems he faces, it can bring them happiness and a sense of accomplishment. When he encounters obstacles, such as being laughed at by his playmates or unable to put together a puzzle, there are several steps you can take to help him: 1. Confirm his problem. 2. Let him describe the solution he thought of. 3. Find out the steps to solve the problem. 4. Decide to let him solve the problem or provide some help. 5. Make sure he can get the assistance he needs. 8. Give up ***ism. We all expect children to show their ***, but sometimes they are too eager to correct or improve their performance. For example, if they dislike them for not cleaning the table, simply wipe it again by themselves; or To correct them, they must put things in a certain position. Requirement in everything will weaken the child's self-confidence and courage not afraid of making mistakes. Next time when you can’t help but want to take part in it and are anxious to help your child do something better, you might as well think about it first: 'Is this matter related to health or safety?' 'Imagine that in 10 years, this Is the matter still so serious?' If the answer is No, then let the child do it. 9. Smile often and tell jokes with your child, make up some funny songs, and laugh with your child , Good for you and your child. Just laughing is good exercise. 10. Creative *** When the child is doing well, don’t just say: 'Very good.' ***Be more specific, tell the details, and point out what is impressive or better than the last time. Better, for example, 'You took the initiative to say good morning to the uncle guard today. It's really polite.' Some parents will reward their children with gifts or money, so that their children focus on what they can get, rather than good behavior. Parents should let their children discover for themselves the satisfaction and sense of accomplishment brought about by completing one thing, instead of rewarding him with material rewards. 11. Inspire his inner artistic talent Although scientists have confirmed that there is no so-called 'Mozart effectExperts have discovered that when a child dances with music or graffiti with a paintbrush, it is actually a way for the child to express his inner world and express his emotions. Children like to draw, dance or play music, and they will be more satisfied with themselves. 12. The stage for him to perform Every child has a unique talent, why not give them a chance to show it? If they like to tell stories, encourage him to tell you more stories. If he is good at numbers, take him to go shopping and let him help you choose cheap things. When you can appreciate your child's talents and show your enthusiasm, your child will naturally have more self-confidence.