In the process of raising children, dads can do certain things better than mothers. For example, they often allow children to make mistakes and learn from them.
It is believed that moms always fulfill parental responsibilities by default. They take care of children, feed them, educate and protect. This is called the maternal instinct, and it is inherent in every mother. All children feel a stronger bond with their mother than with their father. This statement holds true for animals.
Fathers are always accused of being rude to children. But in some cases, their role in raising a child is even greater than the role of the mother. It is the fathers who show the children the world around them and instill in them the courage to stand up for themselves. Continue reading
1. Do you want to do everything possible for your child?
2. Do you understand what kind of parenting skills you need to develop? Do you develop them?
3. Do you forgive yourself for your mistakes? Do you try not to allow them anymore?
If you answered affirmatively to these questions, then you are good enough, normal parents. And this is much better than trying to be perfect. Continue reading
Elena, the mother of 10-year-old Katya, says: “Recently, her friend came to visit my daughter. We chatted a bit. After a couple of days, my daughter reported that a friend found me sweet and calm and would like my daughter to grow up the same. I was surprised, because we talked with my daughter’s girlfriend for only a few minutes. I only showed hospitality, but my daughter’s friend thought it was something unusual.
Another friend, Katie, once said: “My father does not respect women.” I was stunned and asked why she thinks so. It turned out that she witnessed a situation where her parents argued about politics, and her father told her mother: “Shut up.” “The girl was not at all interested in politics, but before that she had never seen her father being rude to her mother.” Continue reading