ARE SOME PARENTS IN DENIAL
Why do some parents deny their child’s behavior? Why do some parents say “NOT MY CHILD”? Why do some parents uphold their child’s behavior as being right when it is really wrong?
It has always been a question.Can parents tell how their child acts in school by their actions at home? Many parents feel that if a child laughs at a person falling on television, that child will also laugh at a student being tripped in school. Is that funny? As a parent should you correct your child if he or she laughs at the negativity that is being shown on television? Example ….maybe we should ask our child why they feel that a person falling is funny. Should we ask them why robbing a bank maybe funny to them? Should we ask why looking at people and the different environments they come from (if it is less than theirs) is funny? Maybe as a parent we feel that we should laugh with the child because we feel it is funny too. A child will act only by what they see/hear around them and when the child does it at home it is not corrected. Can a student become a bully if we ignore these behaviors as parents? View link on Coping with bullies http://www.highlightsparents.com/polls_and_your_opinions/parents_poll_coping_with_bullies.html
A child is born with no mind. Parents shape and mold a child’s mind. Yesterdays parents wanted a better life for their children….If the parent was just a High School graduate then they wanted their child to go to College. Some of today’s parents tell their children “I am a High School graduate and I am doing fine. You can do the same with your life.” How are you as a parent motivating your child? Should parents look to other people to motivate their children? A child is with the parent most of the time. When a child has a bad day at school the child comes home to the parent. When a child looses a game, looses a contest, when a child did bad on a test or has not been feeling well the child comes home to the parent. As parents we can either continue to put a child down or lift them up by positively motivating them. Read “How to encourage your child” http://www.child-discipline-with-love.com/power-of-praise-how-to-encourage-a-child.html Many times parents who talk down or say negative things to their child has experienced the same treatment as a child. Some parents may also not like the child for some reason…crazy isn’t it..ex.some parents are jealous because their childhood was not as good as their children’s childhood. Their child could be achieving more than they did as a child. Read Help, my mother is jealous of me! http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/17283621/ns/today-relationships/
Parents only you know if you are doing all you can for your child. Seek help in your community or school system if you need guidance. Go to the Board Of Education meetings and get involved. Your child needs all of you….your time, your lessons, your advice. Never give up on your child.