Mentally strong parents
Are you mentally strong parents?
Have you prepared your kids mentally strong for the challenges of the world?
“We take our kids for physical vaccinations, dental exams, eye checkups. When do we think to take our – our son or daughter for a mental health checkup?” Gordon Smith
“I am mentally strong.” Wayne Rooney
If not, you should make them mentally strong and able to tackle problems, bounce back from failure, and cope with hardships.
Mentally strong parents who train their children’s brains for a life of meaning, happiness, and success, avoid these 13 things, according to author Amy Morin.
“I was ironing my own clothes when I was 11 years old. My mental strength goes back to those days.” Cristiano Ronaldo
13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do
- Condone a victim mentality.
- Parent out of guilt.
- Make your kids the centre of the universe.
- Allow fear to dictate your choices.
- Give your kids power over you.
- Expect perfection.
- Let your kids avoid responsibility.
- Shield your kids from pain.
- Feel responsible for your kids’ emotions.
- Prevent your kids from making mistakes.
- Confuse discipline with punishment.
- Take shortcuts to avoid discomfort.
- Lose sight of your values.
“I think the game is so mental. If you sit around and you’re mentally strong, you’re ready.” Tony La Russa
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