How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

Articles Nov 03, 2019 12:19

Do you feel sad and regretful after scolding your child? Do you often think that you are not a good mom? In fact, it's not only you who feel that way.

To have good parenting skills you need time and continuous learning. Parenting is not something that can be taught in school, and no one can be a good parent in a day. The following skills will help you become more perfect as a mother.

10 skills you need to be a good mom

1. Be a good listener

It is very important for you to understand your children, it is important to always listen to them. Many parents just need to explain what they must and should not do without giving them a chance to explain their fears, anxieties and doubts. Listen and let your child know that you are always interested in his thoughts, ideas and actions.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

2. Show your unconditional love

It is obvious that every parent loves their children, but it is essential that you express that love clearly. The children are not psychic. A hug every day and words of love will make your child feel safe and happy.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

3. Spend quality time with your child

There is a difference between "spending time" and "spending quality time". You should try to make the most of your time interacting with your children, by playing games, telling stories or talking about everything in the sky under the sea. This will strengthen your emotional connection with your child.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

4. Be flexible, fair and friendly

It is important to establish discipline rules at home. The rules should be fair and the punishment for violating the rules should not be too harsh. Remember, in any case, communication should be friendly, non-threatening and abusive. Your child should respect you but should not be afraid of you.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

5. Do not change the limits, rules

Don't set rules just for your own good. Rules should not be changed often according to your convenience. If you strictly follow the rules you have created, it will be a solid role model for your children to follow.

6. Male remarkable examples

Parents are examples for their children to follow. What you say to your children and what you do should be the same. A child may learn less from what you say but more from what you do.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

7. Only judge, do not condemn

This is very important. Instead of always telling your child what not to do, try to tell him what to do. Give me compliments and acknowledge the good things I do. You can also reward your child for good deeds, which will undoubtedly be repeated.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

8. Always be open and learn

Always looking for information on parenting skills. You can refer to books on parenting skills, search the Internet for some quick tips or simply learn from colleagues.

9. Put yourself in your child's shoes

Before assessing your child's behavior, you need to understand their views. Remember how you behaved when you were a child. Always give me a chance to explain my behavior. It is important to create forgiveness and help your child understand properly.

How to be a good mom: 10 skills you need as a mother

10. Be patient with yourself and your children

Always remember that Rome was not built in a day. Your child will never change overnight and don't expect to be a good parent right away. It all takes time and change only comes slowly. So you need to be patient.

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Source: vov.vn

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