Why You Need To Appreciate The Close-knit Family

By Patricia West


A healthy family will bring out best qualities and characteristics in children. In contrast to this, parents who do not focus on the family, and who are more laid back may find that their kids are getting out of hand. It can lead to their children becoming aggressive or withdrawn. They may feel neglected or abandoned. This is why psychologists still believe in the close-knit family.

It is difficult to establish certain guidelines and stick to the basics because of the challenges that you have to face on a day to day basis. These days, children are more concerned with keeping up to date with their Facebook status. They need to find out what is happening on social media or making sure that they don't miss something on the television.

It can include video games, the internet and other forms of technology. Kids are curious from a young age, and manufactures draw children to the digital screen, which can be addictive. Parents may find it challenging to set certain rules and regulations. However, the balance between love and discipline results in self respect. Children will learn to have a greater set of morals.

Women also have the need to have a career and establish themselves in this area. It can be difficult to find a job when your children have left home and you have just given your attention to them over the years. This is something to take into consideration. There are many areas in which needs to be balanced. One needs to be organized and prepared for the various stages that children go through.

When kids come from a family like this, they feel neglected and abandoned. They may turn to drugs and alcohol. It doesn't take a lot of effort to encourage your child when he or she has done a good job at washing the dishes. It can do wonders when you praise your child after he or she brings home an art project.

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. The way the home is designed also makes a big difference. If this is designed in such a way which is not appropriate for kids, there will be a bad energy in the home. One wants something that is easy to live in and makes you feel relaxed. One wants to feel that this is your own personal space, and that you are not living in a hotel.

Parents need to communicate with a child in the few spare moments that they have. This may be on the way back from play group. It can be silently using body language. One thinks that a basic thumbs up or a high five does not contribute, but this makes a child feel special, especially when it is coming from dad. Children also need encouragement, and this does not have to come in the form of a speech.

When there are small symptoms that there may be a problem, it is necessary to talk about the issue. Sometimes, you may need to talk to someone more professional. Many people will ignore this, and the family will drift further and further apart. Of course, this is unhealthy and further problems will develop. It can lead to rebellion, anger and even other psychological disorders.




About the Author: