The Effects Of Parenting And Raising Children

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In the recent years, There has a significant work and studies in the field of parenting and raising children. Many social workers and researchers had been putting a lot of efforts and conducting plenty of studies to find the best methods for parents to raise happy successful kids. Today’s fast paced life and the long work hours had left parents with very little time for their children. However, studies have shown the many negative effects on the kids’ personality and how important it is for caregivers to be with their kids and nurture them. Alice Sterling Honig in her article Raising Happy Achieving Children in the New Millennium talked about how it is a crucial matter for parents to spend enough time with their children, especially in their early years. Communication between children and parents is also very important, although many parents don’t understand that. For instance, when a kid does something wrong parents should talk about why did he do it and why it is wrong, not just send him to his room or spank him. Teaching toddlers and preschoolers that are still discovering the world around them can very challenging, that’s why parents need to have a lot of patience while dealing with little kids, and help them learn right from wrong. Parenting is not about how to be perfect, there is no such thing as a perfect parent or the perfect kid, there will be mistakes from both sides. Therefore caregivers need to focus on how to teach morals and values to their kids, show them
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