What "Raising Children" Really Means & 3 Steps for Doing It Right! by Roma Khetarpal

Parenting
4 years ago
What "Raising Children" Really Means & 3 Steps for Doing It Right!

Raising children does not mean tending to their needs alone. Raising children does not mean just feeding them, and taking them to school, activities and play dates. “Raising” them means lifting them up or elevating them to a higher level – a higher level of thinking, feeling and behaving. Here’s how!

  • Raise the intellectual characteristic of their personality by reasoning with your kids. Reasoning solidifies understanding. This will help them learn early on how to think before they act and also how to learn from their mistakes.
  • Raise the emotional characteristic of their personality by making social and emotional learning (SEL) a family habit. Research indicates that a child’s social and emotional competence has a direct effect on their personal, academic and social success. Teach them how to identify and understand their feelings and lead by example.
  • Raise the physical characteristic of their personality by teaching them how to express, in words, their thoughts and their feelings. Encourage and appreciate positive behavior. Discuss negative behavior.

Raising kids is paying attention to their inner and outer growth at every phase of their lives.

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DoingGoodTogether
This is excellent! I couldn't agree more. Tending to emotional, intellectual, and character growth of a child is just as important as their physical needs. And by "raising" kids in this way, you'll be growing compassionate, empathetic humans as well!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
What a wonderful perspective! “Raising” them means lifting them up or elevating them to a higher level – a higher level of thinking, feeling and behaving." So lovely, thank you for sharing! Roma Khetarpal Tools Of Growth

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