Parenting Tips For Teenage Child
Children behaviors, reactions, habits changes with their age. Parents need to know how they have to deal with them with different ages. Toddler child and teenage child cannot be dealt in same way. Below are some parenting tips for teenage child that will be helpful to get you along in this path:
GIVE YOUR CHILD LEVERAGE:
The first one in our parenting tips is to don’t bind your kids with your schedules and pattern of life. You need to give your child freedom in this age so they can create their identity. This freedom is very essential to make their name and proof them in this world.
Give preference to their choice. Have confidence in them and in their decisions. Guide them. Don’t impose your decisions and choices on them. Believe in them and support them by making them realize that you are on their back.
SET RULES IN ADVANCE:
For every age group you need set rules that should be followed by your child. These rules should be very clear to your child. If rules not followed your child should be aware of the consequences. Just as freedom is important, rules are also important as to maintain discipline in the house and in the life of parents and kids.
KEEP AN EYE:
You need to keep an eye on their every act. You know should about their routine, friends, social gatherings. This is the age where your child has bundle of confusion. They won’t ask your help but you need to know when you have to guide them.
GET ALONG WITH THEM:
Don’t leave your child on their own. Communicate with them. Share their interest. Increase your social gatherings with them. Invite their friends on dinner to know about them.
DEVELOP FRIENDLY RELATION:
You need keep friendly relation with your child especially in their teenage. The reason is that in this way they will feel ease to share their joys and sorrows with you. They can easily open themselves in front of you. Being a friend you can help them more easily than being only a parent.
GIVE THEM RESPONSIBILITY:
Encourage your child by giving responsibility. For instance give them car and ask them to manage its expense and take care of it. In this way there confidence will be boost up and they will become responsible.
DON’T BE JUDGMENTAL:
Be very careful when you are commenting on other children. If you are criticizing about other children, your child will get idea about your judgments with them. Your judgmental attitude will restrain your child to openness.
RESPECT THEIR PRIVACY:
While your child becomes independent, they will develop sense of privacy as well. Respect their privacy but very careful their privacy does not change into secrecy.
Teen’s years are very intense. It a period of intense growth, physical and mental reactions. You need to be extra careful as teens period is also a period of conflict between you and them. All you need is help them to grow into a distinct person which they want to become.