Are you mentally strong parents? Have you prepared your kids mentally strong for the challenges of the world? If not, you should make them mentally strong and able to tackle problems, bounce back from failure, and cope with hardships.
“I was ironing my own clothes when I was 11 years old. My mental strength goes back to those days.” Cristiano Ronaldo
Mentally strong parents
Mentally strong parents who train their children’s brains for a life of meaning, happiness, and success, avoid these 13 things, according to author Amy Morin.
“We take our kids for physical vaccinations, dental exams, eye checkups. When do we think to take our – our son or daughter for a mental health checkup?” Gordon Smith
13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do
- Condone a victim mentality.
- Parent out of guilt.
- Make your kids the centre of the universe.
- Allow fear to dictate your choices.
- Give your kids power over you.
- Expect perfection.
- Let your kids avoid responsibility.
- Shield your kids from pain.
- Feel responsible for your kids’ emotions.
- Prevent your kids from making mistakes.
- Confuse discipline with punishment.
- Take shortcuts to avoid discomfort.
- Lose sight of your values.
Encourage children to accept challenges and help to overcome obstacles in life. Motivate to be fearless of failures in life. Teach to boost self-confidence, overcome self-doubt, respect others. Help them to learn self-development and grow daily.
Parents are the first teachers of children. They trust parents words, learn and follow the words and actions of parents. Make them understand the problems of misusing the internet and other new technologies.
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