No doubt the day your child was born was the happiest day of your life. The mother and child connection is one of the strongest human bonds we can experience. The child-rearing tips in the following article can help you preserve the strength of that bond over the years so that, even as your child becomes older and more independent, your relationship will continue to deepen and thrive.
Lay your child on the counter in the kitchen and lay a rolled towel under his neck; use the faucet water and put it on his hair and scalp. If your child is afraid of having their head underwater, or does not like water poured directly on their head, this will making washing their hair much less stressful for everyone.
While devoting time to your children is important, taking time for yourself is essential, too. Doing so helps you to retain your individuality.
Parents with teenagers trying to decide on what college to attend, should not pressure them to choose the college parents want them to go to. It can sometimes have the opposite effect if teens are coerced into making decisions that they do not desire.
Always make time for yourself to do things that you like to do, without your children. Ask a relative to take care of your children while you do something relaxing. Without the occasional break, parents are more likely to become very stressed. This increases tension in the household and may cause a mom or dad to snap at their children.
Don’t smoke in a home where your kids are living. Actually, it would be best to stop smoking altogether. Inhaling secondhand smoke can be just as harmful as smoking cigarettes. Asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and other respiratory ailments are much more common in children who breathe in second-hand smoke.
A great and loving bond between you and your child will carry with them throughout their lives. The tips in the article can be used to establish a relationship with your child and strengthen it over time.