We all want to live in a world, where our kids have to be raised to be responsible. So, how do we raise our kids to take responsibility of their choices and their impact on the world? First of all, you begin seeing responsibility as something elated for your children instead of a burden. And, also children want to see themselves as a responsible and powerful to respond to what needs to be done. The reality is they didn’t know how to contribute themselves and parents didn’t know how to motivate them according to their interest.
So, you really do not need to teach kids to handle themselves responsibly in the world, instead teach them the power to contribute positively and relate them to do so.
Here are major 5 everyday strategies guaranteed to increase your kid’s responsibility.
1. Create an opportunity to contribute them to the common good
Every child has their own characteristics and talent to showcase to the world. It could be either simple or extraordinary talent, whatever it could be the way you acknowledge and motivate should make them grow and contribute themselves according to their behaviors.
2. Instead of providing orders, try to make them think
Rather than ordering or pampering your kids to do their routine task, provide your child a chance to think their routine activities. For instance, you order your child to “Brush your teeth”, “go for a shower now”, “have your breakfast now”, etc., provide them the chance to think over their routine task, let them think what would be the next. Likewise, if you provide them the chances to think their physical, and brain development would increase according to the scientific research.
3. Don’t rush to bail your kids in a difficult situation
Problem-Solving is an important skill for the kids and as well as adults. Be available for their problem-solving instead of poking their faults. Help them through their feelings and fear to ensure not to step out during their difficult situation. So, when the days pass on, it would be easier for them to handle their own situation independently.
4. Never label your child as “Irresponsible”
Demotivating is a terrible and horrible attitude that should be neglected totally because the way we see our kids is always a self-fulfilling prophecy. So never label your child as “Irresponsible”, instead teach them the skills to increase their responsibility. For instance, if he keeps on loses something, never suspect him with negativity rather teach him the responsibility which would help them to stop it anytime.
5. Experience them to work for pay
Everyone suspects something out for a work or completed task, it could be a word of appreciation, a token for a gift, a reward or anything. It’s a human nature. But, the most important thing all the kids need the experience of working for a pay, which will teach them the real responsibility in the real world. So begin their own tasks with the small pay and encourage them for the expansion.
I hope this article would be helpful for the parenthood to kick-start their children’s responsibility. “Slow and Steady Wins the Race”. Keep indulging them with these daily strategies and definitely, they would start on their own. Of course, everything cannot be expected to develop a helpful attitude overnight, but routine strategies will help to steadily increase their responsibility in a proper way.