So, what sort of parent would you say you are anyway? No one truly asks someone a question like that. It appears that these days everything requires some kind of analysis, label, or recognizing mark. When did parents stopped being simply parents, and gone under the comparison and scrutiny of every other person?
Several researches have been done about parents and their kids for years and are still going on. However, it is also always advised that parents must rely on their instinctual knowledge regarding how to raise our kids? Moreover, why for heaven’s sake would someone cause a parent to re-think their choices? Sadly, we live in a world where everybody is observing, comparing, and ridiculing each other. We are dependent upon the perspectives, suppositions, stereotypes, and contributions from any individual who is passing by.
Before disapproving everything, educate yourself to the numerous ways individuals decide to parent, have an open mind to their viewpoint, and please, quit judging! There are some truly intriguing parenting strategies and decisions out there. Because it wouldn’t work for you, it doesn’t mean it isn’t ideal for another family.
Now and then, we see a change in parenting techniques and styles, and what worked last decade certainly doesn’t today. Such as, research says that we are amid a shift from what is called as Helicopter Style parenting to Third Child style technics. Helicopter Style cites the over-scheduling, highly invasive, overbearing characteristics of several parents of the 2010s. Third Child cites the growing popularity of extremely playful, relaxed, non-intrusive ideals of several new parents who are triggered by a generation that feels they feel passionate to reverse the tides and were suffocated in their upbringing.
- With the rise in work from home culture, parents of these kids might be reluctant to move in a city or out as they see fit education-wise for their kids, creating a tangible but mobile upbringing.
- Then some free-spirited parents push the limits by challenging the social systems of present days that have been rooted in the customs of their home countries for several decades.
- While other parents are taking note and standing up over extra sterilized, medicated overprotective, and artificially enhanced commodities. These parents look for the effects of modifications, preservatives, and additives. Often it leads them to seek out healthier, and more natural options for their families by step back from processed goods. Usually, they are acting out of the best interest of their kid instead of putting up with the conventional.
- For some parents, after working tirelessly 9 to 9, they realized that they have given life to little beings, only to have them brought up by another; generally a remunerated caretaker. They realize that they have traded in the treasured moments of their kid’s childhood, for the prospect of getting ahead. When reality hits, it causes them to spring to action, competing for an opportunity to change. They quit their jobs and cut down their lives in the last-ditch effort to take family-oriented time.
- Some parents go out extremely by choosing to leave everything behind and take a gap year, especially in the early days of parenting. The gap year is a time during which both often travel and work on reconnecting with their family.
- Parents nowadays are also enjoying the concept of bills sharing and child-rearing duties. This lifestyle could strengthen familial bonds, as kids are generally amongst relatives whereas their parents are away.
- With the rising rate of divorces, the growing existence of single parents is also seen. Sushmita sen, Karan Johar, Tushar Kapoor are few best examples.
- No one could say for sure who is wrong and who is right, but tough parental opinions are surely being exhibited in the mommy wars we perceive sprinkled all over social media. Before judging, ranting, talk wildly, try to read between lines. Try to understand instead of criticizing, after all, we’re all simply raising kids. What’s best is best for you, and what’s best for her is fine, too.