From treating baby talk like real conversations to understanding play is work to children- here are easy, effective and science-backed tips every parent ought to know.
There are so many factors that determine how successful each individual will be. Some can be influenced by us and the opportunities around us while others are totally beyond our control.
Hence, why this is a no catch-all guide that gives you 100% assurance of your child’s future success, but more of stepping stones and foundations that must be established and kept constant.
According to experts, here are a few ways to help your kid find that path to success both in and out of school premises.
1. Ensure They Get Enough Sleep Daily
3. Scrutinize Their Screen Time Thoroughly
TV, Phones, Tabs and other media channels that children engage in are not evil as we like to paint them. In fact, they can be great learning channels for kids if used properly. Look at it this way, an hour spent watching random shows that are not educational is an hour not maximized on activities that can help them grow. Opt for shows and programs that can help them grow and learn new things, develop their vocabulary, enhance their problem solving skills and so on.
4. Build Routines and Set Expectations
Building routines and setting expectations for children to follow will help them to understand the benefits of time management and consistency. It helps them to understand the concept of working towards goals, achieving them and receiving rewards for the work they put in. We need to teach them to value the learning process so they can appreciate the rewards that come with it. Life successes and dream realization takes time, hard work, consistency and dedication.
5. Learning Through Play
Play is work for children. Parents need to take play seriously. Children learn and build important life skills when they play. For instance, Make-believe play encourages their creativity as they have to create the whole image of their make-believe character or friend. What does he or she look like? What does he or she like?