You talked to your teen many times about drinking. Then you find out they’ve been drinking. What do you do? Your teen will be exposed to alcohol by the media, social media, movies, ads, etc. Out of curiosity, your teen may try it; Here are a few steps to take in response to catching your teen drinking alcohol.
Not that we need any proof, but here’s why the saying goes “Moms really do know BEST”- They washed our wounds, made sure we went to classes on time, dropped and picked us up from school, all the while budgeting the entire household’s monthly budget. As she wears many hats- A financier, a strategist, a crisis manager, a promoter, a trainer, a counsellor, a chef, a nutritionist- They never once tire or utter a cry of exasperation.
Jealousy is an emotion that could discreetly come into your child’s life. The feeling could arise from his siblings, friends or classmates. A simple thing like a new bicycle for his friend could trigger envy in your kid. You would do whatever you could to remove those negative emotions from your toddler before they take a steep turn.
Why is it important that your son respects women? When we talk about rape and sexual assault, too often we talk only about the victims – whether to blame them, or how to help them, to tell them it’s not their fault, or to warn them who they should be alert about, but we never address the main issue- how does the media affect the way your son thinks about women?
If there’s one thing in the world that no one can have enough of, it’s kindness! Especially for a growing child, it is vital to learn to be considerate of other people’s feelings and be compassionate towards them. As parents, it is upto us to create an environment for the children in order for them to develop empathy and learn how to be considerate towards others.