Bringing up children
Raising a child is the hardest, most responsible and satisfying task a human being can face. Each person's knowledge of how to bring up a child usually comes from their surroundings and their own upbringing. This may result in patterns from the parent's own social experiences being repeated and passed on to their children. Now we consider the teenagers’ life.At this period they face a number of problems: difficulties in their relationships with parents, problems at school and e.t.c. Young people disagree on different problems: the time to come home at night, doing work about the house, the friends to spend free time with, what clothes to wear and so on. This is only natural: children experience anxiety just as adults do. However, because they have less control over their environment than adults, and are less able to avoid stressful situations, most children have a strong need for parental help and understanding when they are feeling anxious. Many children hide their feelings of unease, and their subconscious anxiety may then surface in various forms of physical problems such as recurring abdominal pain or vomiting can result from anxiety. Ignoring or ridiculing emotional problems is unhelpful; instead, parents should try to discover the root cause of the anxiety. Children who feel secure and loved usually worry less than those who feel insecure and neglected. Different TV programmes and magazines for the young come to help teenagers, give a piece of advice. But it's not the way out. Parents should help their children though it is difficult to be tolerant and to find the right approach to them. Nagging at a child never stops an annoying habit, and often makes it worse. Parents who pay compliments and show respect, kindness, honesty, friendliness, hospitality and generosity to their children will encourage them to behave in the same way. Parents should express their unconditional love for their children, as well as provide them with the...
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