Most of the parents ask themselves how to establish a better bond with their kids. The time to start bonding or to improve the bond is never too late. A good way to improve the bond between you and the children is the simplest one. Read to them. You could read bedtime stories or even something from school books if the child likes it. This kind of reading encourages language development and better performance in school. It also improves reading skills. This way, the child will understand the rhythm of the language, and it will be able to understand and build a listening vocabulary. Reading also helps and improves child’s emotions and balances them in the right way.
It will bring you closer to your child and vice versa. Eating together is very important because it is an instinct that predates modern man. It is a “pack” instinct. This way the child will feel a “stronger” connection with you. It doesn’t matter if you know how to cook or you just make a quick meal, the feeling is there. For example, during dinner, you could always ask questions and show interest for your child. This way the child will be more stable as a person knowing that his/her mother and family cares for him/her. It is a good method to give you child a good example of how a family breakfast, lunch or dinner looks like and that this type of gathering is a normal thing for a family. Studies have shown that children who eat at least five meals a week with their parents are less likely to have or develop an eating disorder and will probably have better grades and success in school. It Is very important for a healthy family regarding family relations and normal behavior within the family.
Bedtime schedule is very important
Bedtime schedule is very important for the child’s development both physically and mentally. Studies suggest that TV should be turned off at least 30 minutes before bedtime. Same thing goes for the mobile phone. You can watch TV with your child before bedtime, and you should turn it off at least 30 minutes before his/her nap. The same thing is with a cell phone or a tablet. Spend quality time with your child but always make a bedtime schedule because this type of organization is good for their health, and what is a better way to bond with your child than to read a bedtime story, or to watch your favorite movie or a cartoon with your child. It doesn’t matter as long as you are spending those precious moments with your child.
Remember to always give your child a hug, not only before bedtime but also through the rest of the day when he/she returns from school. It is important to show emotions and to show that you care for your child and that it can see that you care. It is a nice path to becoming the best parent for your child.