Experts say that children are like sponges, your deeds and words have great impact on their adulthood.
Further researchers state that synapses rate in children is 15,000 synapses a neuron, more than adult’s brain.
Without our knowledge things around us have great impact on behavior. As we see our parents talk and work, we do same thing.
Check these 7 phrases that you should never say to your child.
#7. You Should Listen to Adults
This phrase makes child think that all adults are smart and good, so I need to follow them. It is dangerous.
Correct phrase is – “You need to listen to your parents”. With this child will develop distrust towards strangers and critical thinking.
#6. Stop Crying
This phrase will make child to hide emotions, as he/she thinks that people will scold for showing emotions.
Correct phrase is – “Tell me what’s bothering you”, “why are you crying”. These phrases will allow child to start a conversation.
#5. Don’t Be Greedy
Child may think that I need to share everything; I don’t have anything that’s mine.
Correct phrase is – “Would you let this boy play with your toy for a while”, “how about you swap your toys for a while”
#4. Who taught you this? (Mischief)
Such children will always blame on other for things they came up with.
Correct phrase is – “Why did you do that?” By this you’ll find out whether your child did it himself or someone’s encouraged him.
#3. Look at this lovely girl
Comparing will not help your child to grow. It will have negative impact on his self-esteem.
Correct phrase is – “I love you, you can too do it” – highlight your child’s ability and encourage him.
#2. We’ll talk at home
House becomes a place where your child expects punishment. He/she may thing that you no longer loving them.
Correct phrase is – “Let me tell you what upset me” this will help child to learn about your feeling and ponder in future.
#1. You’re too young to think about this
If you don’t pay attention to share information with your child, then he will get it from other sources.
Correct phrase is – I’m not ready to answer now, I need some time. This will help to hold the authority and the child will not lose trust.