This is what happens in most households in our country with children unable to cope with the supremely high demands set by parents. Before the child is even born, they are expected to become the best engineers, doctors, lawyers, or government servants among others that the pressure becomes unbearable for them
Most families start going out with their baby possibly a month or two after they're born. Maybe to a family event, maybe even outstation or even something as simple as going to the mall--and when you're out most mothers are constantly worried about one thing. Will I find a safe and clean place to feed my baby?
We need to unplan a little, let go some more, and set them free. We need to remember the proverbial ‘our times’ – we aimlessly cycled around the block or played random games, the rules of which changed every day. Our children need that.
The central and state governments have released guidelines on the installation of CCTV cameras in daycare centres, preschools, and primary schools as well as the provisions for parents to have access to live feeds.
While the transition from childcare institutions to family-based and alternate care is a long road, there are endless opportunities of growth for young children, provided they are nurtured in the caring environment of a loving family.
The problem arises when instead of observing our child’s individual growth and progress and seeking help if needed, we compare our child to either his siblings or other children and judge him for being different.
People feel that parenting workshops or classes are taken only by those who are struggling with parenting. But tell me, we know that we should be happy, but are we happy every single day? Doesn't a small hello or a cute message from a friend serve as motivation to be happy?