Parenting - Emotions | 0-18 yrs

Cultivating Patience: How It Helps You And Your Children

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Patience is the ability to deal with difficult or undesirable circumstances in a calm manner.

Although parenting is an rewarding experience, there can be times when it can become extremely difficult to remain patient. This could happen when children throw a tantrum, perform poorly at school, mess up the house and so on.

However, it is necessary for parents to stay calm if they wish to have a positive impact on their children’s behaviour. When children observe that their parents stay calm and not lose patience, they also model the same behaviour. Children of patient parents are better able to handle stress and setbacks. Also, patience helps parents connect in a better way with their children and makes parents less prone to suffering from burnout.

So, is it possible to learn to be patient? Of course, yes. There are skills that individuals can learn to be more patient.

Flip through the pages of our ClipBook to learn about the importance of being a patient parent and how to be one.

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