Even though your kid might think that you are a wonderful mom, you might be thinking of new ways to improve your role as a mother. The good news is you can still do more, but it is not about what you provide your kids with, as it depends more on how you connect with your kids. With few simple tips, you can strengthen your bond with your children and feel much closer.
- Take the authority:
It is natural for you to feel that your kids are not friendly with you as you are being the boss of your house. However, in reality it is essential for you to take charge of your home to influence your kid’s life in a positive way and to guide them to take the right path in life. If you are not the authority at home, someone else in your home or outside might influence your children’s life leading them to a wrong path. Hence put some rules and make sure your kids are following them.
- Show your other sides:
Your kids must know that you are a multitalented person and not just a mother alone. If you are working, tell them interesting things related to your job. If you love gardening, show off your skills by tending plants, if you love cooking surprise your kids with a new recipe and if you have a hobby, share it with your kids. Very delighted to look at you as a different person and would love you more for it.
- Learn to say No:
Many psychologists opine that the ability to say No to kids would make you a better mom. Kids always have endless requests to make and you cannot always please them by saying yes to all their demands. When you say No to their requests, you are actually teaching them to face disappointments in life. In addition they would also learn that they cannot have everything they wish for under the sun. This would be a great help for your kids in future. However, you should also say yes too few genuine requests of your kids to make them feel happy.
- Pay attention:
Smaller kids usually love to share sweets nothings with their parents and as a mom; they tend to interact a lot with you. Make sure you and pay attention to what your kids say without thinking about other things. You can spend about 30 minutes each day to listen to the kids talk as it would make your kid feel important.
- Understand your kids:
Like adults, kids do have good days and bad days, and mothers often realize when their kids are upset or gloomy. If your kids are not sharing their feelings with you but look terribly upset, persuade them to share it with you. This coaxing would help you solve it immediately and also make your kids feel much better when they talk about it. You can also offer advice to help your kids stay with confidence while facing some issues in future. This would be very helpful if you child is bullied in class or outside the school.
When you follow these simple tips in your everyday life as a mother, you will gain a mental satisfaction for being there for your kids when they need you the most. Also make it a regular habit to hug your kid’s every day and tell your kids that you love them a lot