Teaching life skills to children, after providing their basic needs, is one of greatest basic works to grow them. In another meaning, education, growth and teaching life skills for children are duties of all parents and should pay special attention to this issue, because each child is firstly in the family and then gradually involve to the community. The need of this topic is to teach life skills to Children in the early ages.
On the other hand, the first step for each child is their parents and they memories all the behaviors of their parents in their minds, therefore, every parent must be familiar with the life skills in order to be able to teach their children very well. Every individual in many situations and problems in their lives feels hopelessness and anxiety and they think that the problem that has arisen to him is too big and out of their ability, whereas it may be a small problem. Even these people sometimes feel depressed because of their relationship with people and the behavior of some people around him, this lead to an urgent confrontation and unevaluated behavior.
Children will not remain as child forever, but they will grow up, go to university, look for jobs, marry their desired lovers and face many challenges and problems at all stages. Therefore, teaching life skills to children at an early age has great importance and so they can face life’s challenges and problems well.
“What skills should we teach children?”
1. Teaching skills of how to contact and work together.
2. Time management experience.
3. Home management experience.
4. Experience in considering orders.
5. Experience of proper behavior at home.
6. Decision-making experience.
7. Experience of solving issues.
8. Creative thinking experience.
“Children and the Internet”
“800 million children and adolescents over universally get advantages from social networks,” the UN says. According to this statistic, 175,000 children universally go in the Internet for the first time every day.” The Internet opens colorful world toward children, but it also includes dangerous parts that are the duty of families to warn children of these dangerous parts. We can’t and shouldn’t keep children away from the Internet, but we can create a situation where the Internet is useful for them. Families should talk to children about the Internet and social networks and teach them how to use the Internet properly.
Set a time for your children and adolescents to use the Internet; for example, allow them to use the Internet for 15 minutes to half an hour after coming back from the school or before sleeping time, or give them more little times on holidays.
Furthermore, do not forget using a lot of the internet and social networks has bad impacts on health, body, and psychology of the children and it will lead to prevent their growth. Therefore, if you have control over this matter, it means loving and caring for your children.