Shifting to the complete global changes, even the baby in the womb is talent before it touches the world, so according to the current modifications, parenthood are rigorous and more conscious in child’s development right from the infancy.
Even though we are a parent, we all have a personal experience in our growth from the childhood to the adult age. What makes us difficult to understand our kid’s psychology compared to the past decades?
Why do children behave in certain ways? Is their behavior related to their family genetic, individual temperaments or age? Likewise, there are several queries poking into the parent’s mind.
The basic and most crucial one is, being a parent we should first understand our child’s psychology. You need not complete a degree for that, all you need to know about your child’s likes and dislikes, laughter and cry, what motivates him or causes misery?
Let’s peep into this article which strives to answer common and difficult queries, that makes you predict their behaviours in a better way occurring throughout their lifespan.
1. Understanding Child’s Psychology
Psychology is the key for each developmental stage from the infancy through childhood and adolescence. The theme of this study incorporates cognitive development, mental development, motor skills, language skills, emotional development, and social changes. If you’re well-versed with all these themes then it is easy to develop your child to best adolescence.
2. Observation is the Key Role
The simplest and yet effective role is observation. From the infancy, observe their actions, expressions, and emotions during every aspect of their motion like when they sleep, eat, play, etc. Because, each child is unique and they have their own style, personality, and behavior. So, avoid comparing a child with other. This would mislead them to feel inferior. Being a parent, you’re the key role towards your child’s development.
3. Misinterpretations Are Harmless
The parent is the one, who can interpret their child’s ability and skills. Lack of this interpretation will lead to harmless. This happens due to lack of awareness about child development, poor judgment of the child, which in turn leads to poor parenting decision. To overcome this misinterpretation, a parent should invest quality time to understand their child and educate themselves to interpret their skills by deep involvement.
4. Spend ‘Quality Time’
What is meant by quality time? Today, parents are juggling their work and home stating they are multi-tasking. If you want to understand your child in a better way you should spend quality time. Here quality time refers to playing, educating, listening to their favorite pieces of music, watching TV shows together, rather than spending your time just having a supper and traveling together.
5. Pay Attention to the environment
Your child’s behavior largely depends on the living environment, the majority could be your home environment. This is because it depends on the kind of people who are around him and how they interact with him. The research has also proven that the environment would affect the child’s brain development, which in turn affects the language skills and cognitive development. So, pay more attention to surround them with a better environment.
6. Listen to kid’s talk
Listening and talking are the 2 major skills that will enhance kid’s brain development. Let kid’s talk and you listen to their way of expressions, emotions, tone, and body language. This would help you to predict in a better manner by the word they stress and their actions. In turn, acknowledge them and let them know that you pay attention to their talks.
7. Prove your challenge
Last but not least, if you have more than one child, every child’s behavior and attitude might differ. If you believe all child is the same and one-style fits every child then that could misfire. It might be tedious, but if you’re well-versed with the above major tips, you could very well understand your child’s psychology and prove yourself as the best parenting.