Tips for Adopting an Effective Parent Style

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Giving birth may not be easy, but the actual process starts after the baby has come to the world. Providing an effective form of parenting to your children is immensely important, as it plays a highly important role in making your child's life blissful.

Firstly, encouragement is a significant step that has to be taken. When this added to your child's life, it provides a great boost and leads to success ultimately. You may not be aware of it, but your approving smile, pat on the shoulder, and a warm hug may mean the world to your child.

You can provide encouragement in every step in life, for example, if your child gets selected for a role in the school play, or has won a race. Apart from giving away compliments, you should also give them little presents, or small surprises which would make them feel great. In case they haven't succeeded in a test or any area of life, here is when they will need the most encouragement and support. Never discourage them, or frown at their failure – it completely breaks the child's self-esteem.

A number of social psychologists have found that children tend to imitate the behaviors of their parents. You must have noticed that too, when on more than one occasion, your child must have imitated you, in either the way you speak or walk.

Most children consider their parents as their role models, especially when they are young. If you wish to see qualities and signs of humanity in your child, practice the same, as children do follow. Be nice to people around you, honest with everything you do, and a good human. Your children will pick up the qualities for sure.

Giving time to your children is absolutely essential. If you don't spend time with them, the chances of distances growing in the long run will increase to a great extent. You need to make your child feel that he or she is your first priority, and that you will always be there for them whenever they need you. Make them feel important by going to pick them from school or spending weekends together doing something fun.

Your children should feel secure in their relationship with you and most importantly, loved. Shower your love and affection over them, and make their lives heaven.

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Amy Chan is a gadget freak and an avid iPhone lover. She has owned every version of the iPhone since it's birth. In her spare time, she is also a hobbyist columnist for several online websites and blogs. You can read her latest articles about futon mattress covers and japanese futon.

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This article was published on 2010/11/12