Parenting has always been a topic of debate and every person has their own ways. The fact is that there is no instruction book as to how to be a parent. But what you do is all that they are observing. When you behave rude, they pick that up and when you are polite, they pick up that as well. But there are certain things that you need to be careful and remain careful. Here we will be discussion about a few parenting mistakes that could hit you back in a few years.
1. Not setting an example – When you expect your child to behave in a way, first look at yourself are you following that as well. For instance, you might not like your child using a mobile phone for long hours. But that could also be the case with you as a parent. So you need to set an example.
2. Not accepting their thoughts or opinions – Every individual has a personality and an opinion and so is your child. If they as children have opinions, let them express and do not discourage them and do not belittle them.
3. Being OK when they misbehave – This could happen when your child could end up bullying other child. Some parents can laugh it off, but they need to understand that they need to cross a line and make children aware that they are crossing it.
4. Not apologizing for your mistakes – There can be cases when you as a parent could also mess up in front of your child. If you do not apologize, then the child will understand that it is OK not to apologize after making mistakes .
5. Not keeping promises – One of the most common mistakes parents make often due to their busy schedule. The child depends on every word that you speak. Breaking a promise will give an impression that it is OK to break promises or miss commitments.
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