Golden Tips to make your Children Self-Reliant
Every parent aspires to make his or her kid self reliant and self
sufficient in the life. A kid who is self-reliant is always
self-sufficient and independent, is capable enough to think and act
on his or her own initiative, is ready to take simple risks and
becomes successful in solving intricate problems, rather than
needlessly fret over them. Such a kid depends on his or her own
judgment and thinking processes, and they rarely need otherís help
and assistance in solving very simple problems. A kid who is self
reliant will always perform better in his or her life, and this
positive quality will also assist them in achieving positive things
in the life.
If you wish to make your kid a positively inclined and self reliant
human being, you will need to put considerable effort and time to
teach and guide him or her in the process. Here are some golden tips
to make your kid self reliant and self sufficient, a quality that
will help children in achieving unparalleled success in all spheres
Baby stage the right stage, when you can start teaching your child
to be self reliant! The right age to start guiding your kids to
learn being independent is when they reach their first year. You can
allow your kids to perform several common daily routine like
brushing teeth, feeding on their own, trying to clean on their own
and carry their own small things. When you allow them to carry out
even the smallest task, they will get the required fillip and urge
to try out several other tasks and simple assignments.
Allow your kids to indulge in free and individualistic play, when
they can start to explore their own options, ideas and strategies.
At this critical juncture, your kid will also develop several other
techniques like cognitive and motor control techniques.
As your child start growing into his or her second year, you can ask
him or her to help you in your work, especially in the kitchen and
garden. Just ask him or her to bring a spoon or a small tumbler to
help you in cooking the food. While in the garden, you can give him
or her small plastic water can to ask to water one of two plants.
Teaching how to sow the seeds is yet another technique that
eventually helps your kid to learn being self initiated and
By the end of the third year, your kid is ready to manage her or his
own time by playing with a number of toys or carry out simple tasks
like brushing the teeth or feeding from a bowl. Now, you will need
to play the role of a mentor or guide to lead the child.
One of the most critical aspects of teaching your kid a lesson in
learning self-sufficiency is assigning a particular task and holding
him or her responsible for finishing the task. But, never scold your
kid, if the assigned job is left unfinished.
Kids learn quite a number of things, when they are playing and
exercising. It is a well-known fact that allowing kids to play on
their own will benefit them in learning independent skills and
tricks. Extended physical fitness and strength will also help your
kid to develop competency and the character of self-sufficiency.
Allow your kids to have some private and quality time to do their
own things. When they are on their own, kids can learn a number of
things or discover a series of solutions for a series of simple
There are more tips and ideas that you can use to make your child
independent and self reliant. You may need to find your own ideas
and tricks depending on the existing situations at your home. Always
remember that you are not going to be with your child forever, nor
will you be holding his or her hand all the time to protect from any
undesirable situation. If your child is self reliant and
independent, it is good for both you and him. A self reliant kid is
that individual who tackle, attempt and solve any type of problems
without the help of his or her parents; initially, it may start with
simple brushing of teeth or using a spoon to drink the soup, but,
these small activities will become the catalyst for an all round
personal development in the later stages of life.