Qualities of a Good Parent
A person who gets a child and nurtures and raises the child is referred to as a parent. An origin of something is also known as the parent. The activities by a parent or guardian to promote good growth and development of the child is known as parenting. It is not necessary that the parents of a child carry out the parenting duty. Orphaned children in children’s home and orphanages are brought up by guardians. The parenting role involve instilling discipline, encouragement, provision of the basic needs and giving education to the child so as to have a quality development of the body and the mind. Different parents have different parenting styles. The following are the important parenting tips.
As a parent, show love to your child. Loving a child is the good caring f a child. In order to show love and affection to a child, a parent should spend time with the child, play together, have meals together, make visits together and show some love signs to the child. Showing of love to a child result to the production of prolactin and oxytocin which are feel-good hormones. This prolactin and oxytocin result in a healthy relationship between the child and the parents and a quality sense of calm.
A good parent should practice positive parenting. Positive parenting is the giving of positive experiences to the child. A child who was given positive experiences by his/her parents will go through positive experiences in life and pass them to his/her children later in life. A parent should go to the park with his or her child, ride bikes, play, crack jokes and carry out other activities together so as to promote good child development.
A good parent communicate well with his/her child. A good parent or guardian should be able to listen to the child and respond to his/her demands. Every child should have a close relationship with the parents so that he will be able to forward his/her wants to the parents or guardians. Healthy communication skills also promote good coordination of the body parts hence a good living.
A good parent should have good modeling. It is impossible for a child to stop a behavior which his/her parents still have. A parent should set a good example for the child. A parent should also show the child on how to carry out different activities. A parent should be disciplined and have a positive attitude and his/her child will still copy this.
Good upbringing of the child should be accompanied by some rules. All places have rules and regulations which govern how things are done. A home setting should have rules that must be followed by the children. The child should do the right thing, at the right place and at the right time.
This guide is important in the healthy upbringing of the child.