Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

Being a parent and being a responsible parent are two different things. When you have babies, there are responsibilities get upon you that you have t

 Being a parent and being a responsible parent are two different things. When you have babies, there are responsibilities get upon you that you have to fulfil any how to give your child a better future. To make your child a good and responsible citizen having good manners and etiquettes, you have to teach them these things. Be a good role model that they will learn good manners from you and teach them everything in a polite way. You can find tips from this read to teach good manners to your growing child.

Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

There are some key points that you can take up to teach your child, that will help the child to be loved by others and bring positivity in there behavior. Like teach them greetings, requesting, to say sorry and how to behave in any situation.

Teach Greetings
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • It is a saying " Your first impression is your last impression", keep it in mind and prepare you child to make his/her first impression a lasting impression. Teach them greeting words, as if they meet anyone they will say "hello" or "hi" to them. 
  • Practice these words when ever you meet them, in the morning when you wake them up and when they are with you and you are visiting anyone or anyone come and meet you, politely ask your child like, "He is my colleague friend, say hello to uncle". 

Teach them the Word "Please"
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • If you want your child to learn good manners, teach them to say the word "Please" whenever they are going to ask for something from anyone. Use this word while you are spending your time with your child as you can say " My dear, please pass me that ball". This will make them learn that they have to say the word "Please" when they will ask for something or for help.

Teach Gratitude
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • Teach your child to show gratitude when anyone help them, answer them or bring some gift for them by saying "Thank you". Gratitude brings much of positivity in your child's behavior.

Eating Habits
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • When your child starts growing, they want to eat with their own hands and you too want to teach them to take their meals by themselves. You will have to be careful about your child's eating habits.
  • Don't leave your child alone with the food, sit with them and serve the child with small portions of food, don't put all the food in one serving in kid's plate.
  • If the child throws food out of plate, don't make him know that you are noticing him doing this. 
  • If the child creates larger mess, take food from him in a polite way saying that food time is over or something like this.
  • Sit and eat your food with your child, they will observe how you eat things, this way they will learn eating manners faster and better.

Talking Manners
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • When your child talks, it is your teaching that comes out from his talking style. 
  • Teach your child to talk in a polite way. 
  • Teach them to have eye contact when talking to someone. As make eye contact and be attentive when you are talking to your child. This makes your child confident and they will not behave like shy and embarrassed. Don't force your child to make eye contact when he/she does not want to.
  • The most important manner is to teach your child not to speak in between when the other person is talking. Teach them to listen other person completely and then answer them. Take care of this manner when you, yourself talking to your child by giving them time to complete what they want to say.

Being Helpful and Kind 
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • When your child is growing up, teach the to be helpful for others as much as they can and be kind to others.
  • As if they don't agree what the other person saying, teach them to listen the other one's point of view and then explain their perspective. And find better solution for the situation.

Don't Say "No"
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • When your child is practicing something that can be harmful for the child or for others, or they are doing something against the manners, don't use to say "No, don't do this or that".
  • Instead you should make them engage in some other task in that situation.

Don't Pressurize your Child
Teach Good Manners to your Growing Child

  • Don't make your child feel that you are pressurizing him/her, don't even let them know that you are teaching them something. This will irritate the child. Teach them everything by practicing and in a polite way.
  • Don't teach everything in one sitting, don't be irritated when the child is not getting all what you are teaching.
  • Every child takes different time to learn different things.
  • The most important point is not to make comparison between your child and other children. 

Be Consistent

When you start to teach something to your child, don't take long breaks. You should be consistent and remind your child to practice what you are teaching him/her on regular basis.

You are the first teacher and the best role model for your child. Your child will learn more from what you do than from what you say. So, practice good manners with your child to make them to be good with you and with all the others, and when you will introduce your child to anyone, both you and your child will feel confident. Hope this guide would be of great help for you.