Sending Emotional Nutrition to Children - Bottle Full of Love
A lot of developments take place in children during their school years. They have to do a plethora of activities which aid to their development as well as contribute to stress and pressure. Although, this pressure is a part of growing-up, it does not affect them much as they are with the parents and loved ones. It becomes more challenging for them to cope with this stress and pressure when they have to leave their nest for the higher studies.
Why is Emotional Support Must for Children?
Emotional support is very crucial for the overall development of children. Take a quick look at the importance of emotional support for children.
Emotional support is essential to help children develop better communication skills
It is very important for helping children connect with others
It helps children exhibit values like kindness and empathy
It is essential for helping children develop control over themselves
Ways to Provide Emotional Support to Children
Emotional support can be provided to children in the following ways.
Spending quality time with them
Talking to them about their day
Playing simple games with them
Reading stories to them
Helping them with their homework
Never missing their annual day functions, gatherings and school meetings
Never yelling, screaming or shouting at them
Never ignoring them
Listening to them earnestly when they are talking
Encouraging them to make friends
Mother's Role in Providing Emotional Support
When we talk about emotional support, a mother's role cannot be ignored. A mother's love cannot be replaced with anything. It is a cornerstone in the overall development of a child.For nine months the child is connected with mother through an umbilical cord and gets separated at the time of birth but the invisible cord of love bonds the mother and child forever. There is no relationship on this earth like mother-child relationship. The bond is so strong that the love can be felt even if the mother and child are apart.
The Concept of "Bottle of Love"
Many children have to stay miles away from their homes for pursuing their higher studies. The loving and caring atmosphere at home is what they miss the most. In these circumstances,the greatest support for them is nothing but their mother's love.
Horlicks which is one of the most trusted and a renowned brand of health drinks for children has made an effort to help mothers boost the morale of such children. They have come-up with an interesting concept of "Bottle of Love". All that mothers have to do is, fill the "Bottle of Love" with favourite eatables of their children, goodies or something that their children love the most. This bottle is then sent to the children by Horlicks. When children receive this bottle of love they are overjoyed. The emotional stress that they experience due to staying apart is reduced to a greater extent. This activity also enables mothers to relive the special moments spent with their children.
The following video is filmed on the children who are staying away from their homes. They have shared their real stories on emotional stress that they undergo. This video also features mothers whose children are presently away from them and how Horlick's "Bottle of Love" has helped them to send bottle full of love to their children. Mothers have shared their feelings on how this "Bottle of Love" has made their mother-child bond even stronger and special. This activity has boosted the strength and confidence of both mothers and children to face the circumstances.
So, to send a bottle of full of love to children who are staying apart for their studies, parents can visit the following website and register themselves: www.bottleoflove.in
After parents register, Horlicks will send an empty bottle which parents have to fill with the things they would like to send to children. This bottle will be then delivered to children so that emotional nutrition reaches them in form of the wonderful "Bottle of Love"!
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