A child learns his first lessons from the home itself. And you parents have to take the responsibility to teach them the primary lessons. If you both are working parents, naturally you will not be able to stay with your kids all the time. In that case you must teach your kids to be independent so that they can do their own jobs without any other’s help. Teach them fulfill their daily requirements on their own. However, you must know the right way to teach them this art of doing things on their own. The following tips will certainly help you teach them that. Check these out.
When your child starts going to school, make him ready for the first few days. However, after that, let him/her learn to get ready without your help. May be he will not want to do so and will want you to dress him up and feed him. But you have to be patient and teach him these things. Don’t be harsh on your kids. Rather encourage him saying that he is now a big child and can do the necessary things on his own. Show him some examples of his friends and tell him that if they can do these on their own why cant he!
Sometimes you should give him some extra jobs to perform that, you know, is a bit difficult for him. May be he will not be able to do that, but at least let try. Ask him to tie the knot on his shoes. If he can’t do that you go and help him. But make sure he tries it everyday and see how your kids become an expert in it. Ask your child to bathe and dress up on his own so that he can do these basic things without your help, when you are busy at work or not at home. Praise your kid and sometimes give rewards for doing well without somebody’s help. It will encourage him more to do his own things one his own.