Parenting is not only
about fulfilling material needs of kids it is a lot about fulfilling emotional
needs. To ensure emotional well-being of kids parents need to provide right care and pay a lot of attention towards them. Have a quick look at the ways to ensure emotional
well-being of kids.
Children should be
protected carefully in their tender age. Every family needs to give proper care
and attention to the kids. This will safe guard their individual and emotional
well-being. Gradually this will ensure an emotionally strong and healthy
society. This will once again, help a society to become
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the other side, if majority of people in the society are unhealthy, it
adversely affects the society. So, major mental or cognitive disorders are a
reflection of large societal disorders.
When children are mocked, bullied
or called names in the school
When children are constantly
compared with friends or siblings about their performance
When they do not receive
appreciation for their finest
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speaking, as parents we generally reach out for every need and requirement of
our kids. These things will no doubt give them a perfect life. But a child also
needs emotional security and attention when they need to improve their grades
and become responsible for their own actions. Emotionally confident children
can evaluate their actions and make their own
It is truly said that, general well-being of
an individual can be restored or ensured only when both physical and mental
health is properly taken care. Every disorder starts as a very small ailment.
They are as small as flu, cough, cold or a stomach ache. If these are taken
care at the right time, it will not damage the body. Similarly, emotional
well-being of kids depends on a pleasant mental state of mind.
It is very important to have
proper family relationships.
Proper and healthy peer
relationship is very important for emotional well-being in kids.
School environment also adds to
emotional well-being in the kids.
If a parent is understanding,
patiently listening and giving importance to their thoughts, a child will feel
Kids should be guided towards
healthy TV programmes.
Kids should be allowed to play
outdoor games in order to gather confidence to perform on their own in the
To increase their stamina and
kids should be involved in CCA (co-curricular activities) activities like,
painting, crafts, stitching and so on.
Kids should be taught new things
with interest and attention.
Give them assurance that they are
never alone in any situation.
Giving them the freedom to share
or discuss their likes, fears
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should be cared, heard and allowed to speak out their thoughts. There are kids
who are snubbed, ill-treated or unheard by anyone in the school. If the same
kid is treated regularly like this, he or she decides or convinces himself or
herself that he or she is the same. They brand themselves and also never object
others from calling them by names. This way, they becomes a victim of constant
bullying on them.
Such kids lose absolute attention, and
grow as confused person. If this kind of atmosphere is encouraged, kids bottle
up their fears and feelings. This way, a minor problem unaddressed, it becomes
a major issue gradually. In such situations, emotional support from family
plays an important role in helping kids.
Every child grows
up with a few or many growth related problems. If they are addressed timely, a
child grows with confidence and never develops emotional problems in his life.
It is very essential for a parent to contribute quality time with their kids
and ensure their emotional
How to fulfill emotional
needs of kids? What are ways to ensure emotional well-being of kids? What can
happen if kids do not get right emotional support? Discuss
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