“There’s no way to be a perfect mom, but a million ways to be a good one.”- Jill Churchill
Being a mother is a role you’ll love playing because nothing gives the same joy as seeing your little one grow up. While playing this role, no one can guide you better than your own mother. While your experiences with your kid will be unique, it’s important you inherit tips from your mother. It will help you make better decisions and choices as a mom. And not to mention, this will help you enjoy happy parenting!
So, here we’ve listed a few areas of parenting, in which you may want to go back to your mother for tips.
The Balancing Act
We know you love your child unconditionally, but sometimes, love needs to take different forms to get it all right. So, remember that all love, and no scolding may turn your kid into a little brat without you realising it.
So, learn it from your mom as to how to strike the right balance. She may share with you as to what works in which situation. For instance, how sometimes patient hearing and dialogue with the child is all that works. While in some cases, how a stern approach is needed to impart the right teaching.
Her experiences will give you an idea of how good of the child should always be the prime mover behind all your actions as a mother. And since her experiences will centre around you or your sibling, you’ll get a better understanding too. P.S., you will also get a chance to reminisce over your own childhood days!
This part of parenting will test you a lot. It’s said that your kids mostly turn out to be the way you were, so who can help you better in dealing with this bit?
Your mom!!! Yes, she’s been there and has done all that. So, she’ll tell you when to anticipate what kind of tantrums. Moreover, her tips will help you create a win-win situation for both you and your child.
From handling tantrums to watching TV when it’s bedtime or fussing over what’s on the dinner table, kids know how to get their way. But, it’s not always good to give in to their demands. Taking tips from your mom and applying when the need arises will ensure that you don’t promote negative behaviour in your kid.