Common Problems in Parenting and Solutions

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Parenting is a beautiful but at the same time a very challenging experience. All parents go through tough times when it comes to handling their kids. While growing up, children are constantly learning and exploring new things. In this phase they may encounter some situations where you have to step in and help them out.

Here are some of the common parenting problems and their solutions:

Stubborn and Disobeying Children

Children often do this to show their importance. Sometimes because of extra pampering they become stubborn and it becomes really hard sometimes to get them to do something.

What to do?

Remain calm and composed. Respect their opinions but at the same time try to teach them the difference between right and wrong. Don’t give way to their rude behavior.

Sibling Rivalry

Constant fights between siblings create the biggest challenge for parents. It becomes really hard to manage sometimes.

What to do?

  • Try to calm them down.
  • Don’t give judgments about who is right and wrong.
  • Maintain rules and discipline to avoid these situations.

Children telling Lies

Sometimes children get the bad habit of lying all the time, without even knowing that they are getting into this bad habit.

What to do?

  • Don’t punish or scold them for lying.
  • Try to teach them that lying is going to harm them in future.
  • Give them some time and support for becoming self aware.

Violent and Aggressive Behaviour

Dealing with the violent and aggressive attitude of children becomes really stressful for parents. Some children express their frustration and hurt in the form of violent and aggressive behavior.

What to do?

  • Don’t get angry on them in return.
  • Try to find out the reason of their frustration and talk to them about their problems in a calm and composed way.
  • If they are doing it frequently and not listening to you in anyway, start therapies on anger management.

Not willing to Study

Some children shows resistance in studies and find some or the other way to avoid it. The reason could be their disinterest or being weak in studies and many more.

What to do?

  • Try to sit with them and openly discuss about the reason of this attitude.
  • Find out his areas of interest.
  • Don’t pressurize them for studying.
  • Try to explain them that even if they are not good in studies atleast try, assure him that you are not going to scold him if he gets average marks.

Eating Habits

Children loves to eat junk food, chocolates and  cold drinks. As a parent you try to give them nutritious food but it becomes really hard sometimes to make them eat proper food when they are not willing to.

What to do?

  • Instead of forcing them to eat healthy food try to explain them the consequences of eating junk food and the benefits of nutritious food.
  • Try to prepare interesting meals and dishes for them with the help of internet in which you can include healthy foods.

Gadget Addiction

Children these days are born with affinity towards gadgets. Their addiction can bring down your patience level to deal with the same.

What to do?

  • Try to control the hours your child spends on such gadgets.
  • Set some disciplinary rules that need to be adhere diligently.
  • Introduce them to other interesting hobbies and activities.














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