Until you become a parent yourself, you will never know how hard it is to take care of a child 24/7. For those that are lucky enough to afford a nanny, childcare or with the help of grandparents, please appreciate the help rendered by them, avoid complaining unless you personally took care of your own kid for 1 month for 24/7.
There is a saying, it takes a village to raise a child. This means not only the parents play an influential role in the kid’s life, the environment and culture too as a collective effort. Children are good at mimicking adults, and if you read lots of books, so will they. At the end of the day, there is no 1 size fit all, some child may respond to certain method while some might not, the key is patience when they throw tantrum or cry.
Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. – Robert Julghum
It is easier to build up a child than to repair a broken men. Choose your words wisely. – Frederick Douglass
To be in your children’s memories tomorrow. You have to be in their lives today.
When discipline your child. Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.
Kids don’t need things. Kids need parents who spend time with them.
Spending time with children is more important than spending money on children. – Anthony Douglas Williams
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
Your children need your presence more than your presents. – Jesse Jackson
Your child will follow your example, not your advice.
The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example. – Drew Barrymore
There are two things we should give our children: one is roots and the other is wings.