Discipline in a toddler is built by consistent performance. For a child to succeed in life, it is essential for a parent to sow the seeds of discipline in early years of toddler’s life. Parents expect their child to reach sky heights, so it is their foremost duty to help their little wonder to adapt habits which will aid the child in fulfilling his goals and aspirations. An ideal parent knows the importance of discipline in shaping up a good life.
How to make your toddler disciplined?
Day night routine- By considering the well-known say ‘early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise, it is very essential for parents to set a definite schedule which should be followed regularly without failure. Children perform various activities during day-time, so a child needs proper rest to stay active and energetic. Parent should make sure their child sleeps appropriately without disturbance. According to experts, child of age 2-5 years should sleep for 12 hours a day that is 8pm to 8am and as child grows this can be reduced to 10 hours in a day.
Hygiene is must-child is exposed to dynamic environment and as we know the immune system of the toddler is highly weak, so it becomes necessary for the parent to make sure his child gets acclimatize to good hygiene habits. At tender age, kid should adapt the habit of brushing twice a day, washing hands before and after the meal, bathing regularly, to gargle and hands & feet after coming from outside and to use handkerchief while sneezing. These habits ensure your child to stay away from diseases.
Manners do matter a kid should know basic manners. A parent should teach the kid the correct way of talking, sitting and greeting elders with respect. No matter how intelligent the child is, if the child doesn’t possess good basic manners, the kid might not be able to win the world. A child should know table manners, manners of wearing clothes, play with his fellows and avoid hitting. Manners learned in childhood stays with him throughout life. A parent should be very conscious about teaching the child good habits.
Regular studies- for brighter future of child, kid should adapt to the habit of studying regularly. Parents should use various ways to engage the child for doing homework or reading regularly. This will help the child in scoring good grades and attaining quality knowledge. Knowledge empowered in childhood helps the child for lifetime. Parent should look after the child’s education, how much time the child devotes in studies from the childhood itself.
Daily Play for the child to stay physically fit it is necessary for the kid to do physical activities daily. It is crucial for the growth and working of his limbs to play games that boost the kid’s enthusiasm. Parents should allow and encourage the child to play outdoor games. It is famous proverb ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”, a guardian should motivate the kid to play outdoor games.