Did you know that I am a Dad of three adult children?. I have two sons who are terrific hands on Dads. I also have four adorable grandchildren whom I love dearly.
I have been a Dad for thirty-five years and have found parenting not only rewarding but a wonderful learning curve for me and my wife. I have always been interested in Personal Development and Psychology. Human behaviour always fascinated me since childhood I would spend hours observing people.
Here’s what I learned about being a Dad
- The most important role as a parent is to love and nurture your child
- Build in them feelings of high self-esteem and self-confidence.
- If you raise your children feeling good about themselves and full of enthusiasm to face the world then you have done an outstanding job as a parent.
Why Parents Don’t Love Enough
Brian Tracy whose books and tapes I have read for the last thirty years, has had a major impact on my thinking and how I handle life’s situations. According to Brian Tracy, he states there are two major reasons for the failure by parents to love their children enough. First, the parents do not love themselves. Parents with low self-esteem have great difficulty giving more love to their children than they feel for themselves.
There are two major reasons for the failure by parents to love their children enough. First, the parents do not love themselves. The second reason that parents don’t love their children enough is they often have the mistaken notion that their children exist to fulfill their expectations.
Children are Not Property
The starting point of raising super kids is to realize that your children are not your property. Your children belong to themselves. They are a gift to you from high above, and a temporary gift at that.
Children are a Precious Gift
When you look at your children as precious gifts that you can only enjoy for a short time, you see your role as parents differently. When you celebrate and encourage the special nature and personality of your child, he or she grows like a flower in sunshine. But if you try to get your child to be something he or she is not, your child’s spirit will wither like a leaf on a tree in autumn.
A Practical, No-Nonsense Way to Raise Your Children
Finally: A simple, easy, straightforward system guaranteed to make you a better parent. No bull – just facts – to help you raise self-confident, happy, healthy kids.
Raise High Achievers Now
Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. ……read more…..