Summary:When you are a single mom, you are bound to keep doubting your parenting decisions. There is always some guilt about how much time you get to spend with your child as you try to juggle other responsibilities. That is why it is crucial to find ways to keep yourself centered mentally and emotionally. This way, you also become a role model to your child.
Children usually throw tantrums due to pent-up emotions. Most toddlers have difficulties in handling their emotions and since what they are undergoing is all new they get confused and they express their confusion through tantrums. Parents are advised to just be quiet and let them finish the tantrums. But, the child should know what to expect when they behave in a given manner and this consistency lightens the burden of taking care of the toddler.
The desire of every parent is to raise happy trusting and confident children so most parents raise children through trial and error because of lack of knowledge. Emotionally secure children tend to be resilient and handle well the challenges that they face Here are some tips to help caregivers
• Be attentive and responsive to their needs
• Allow them to solve their own problems and acknowledge their efforts
• Respond to their emotions without judging them