Things to Teach Your Child at Home are discussed herein. It is the responsibility of the parents and society to teach children good morals and ethics.
What Every Child Should Know
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A child is a daughter or son. A boy or girl who is below the age of adulthood. A minor person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability.
These teachings are not limited to the parents alone but the teachers have a greater role to play. This article will be focused on what every child should know especially in their prime stage of life.
Children should respect and obey their parents and other adults in the community. The teaching of obedience should be taught to the child by every adult.
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Obedience is not limited to just the parents but to every adult. In a case where a child behaves, he or she should be corrected using any legal measures and the child should be meant to understand why he or she is correct.
Also, it is the responsibility of a child to help their parents, especially with domestic chores. Every child should know that cleaning the house is a necessity. In today’s world, research shows that Nigeria has a high rate of environmental problems.
It easily can be traced to the teaching of the homes. In the olden days’ communities were concerned about their environment and these values should be taught to every child so that as the child grows, the cleanliness of his or her environment becomes an obligation.
When it comes to washing clothes and plates. The child should know that it is wrong to keep dirty plates for a long period of time because it breeds insects that are very unhealthy.
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The child should know that taking care of his or her younger ones is his or her responsibility. This promotes love, peace, and togetherness among siblings in the home.
As part of a child’s socialization, every child should learn to accept and respect constituted authorities and the customs of the Land, especially in areas that are isolated children should not be allowed even play around such areas.
This is very vital for every child to learn how to appreciate and reciprocate the love given to them by their parents. It may surprise you that, the actions of children or any child are capable of hurting their parents deeply including their words. Children should learn to be appreciative especially when they are rewarded with treasurable things.
Every child should know that the family’s values standards, norms, and religious beliefs are very important and should get familiar with them at a pace of time.
It is effective for the entire family that is the father, the mother, and the children to cooperate and work as a strong team with the father as the head of the family.
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In conclusion, it is important to know that the type of work given to any child should be determined by his or her age and ability to perform a given task.
Every child should follow their parent’s good example and be honest, respectful, obedient, very cooperative, resourceful, and hard-working.