Forming a child’s character is not an easy thing to do. Apart from having a natural character, there are many external factors that can inadvertently shape a child’s character.
Of course, parents are also reluctant to have children with bad characters, for example having a habit of teasing their own friends. Things like this are often considered funny, but they are wrong.
If left unchecked, then the child will grow up to be a person with a tendency to bully or bullying. To get around the habit of teasing friends, parents can apply the following things to their children.
1. Instill confidence in children
The first thing parents must do is to instill confidence in their children. Often there are many reasons why children do this, and usually one example is because of the envy or jealousy that children have towards their friends.
Of course it is important for parents to instill positive characters so that children can be grateful for themselves. Thus, there will be no more reason to make fun of his friends.
2. Always teach children to have a positive perception of themselves and others
Children grow up having their own perception of everything and of course this is the same as adults. Of course, this perception can be directed by parents as well as possible.
Parents must ensure that their children have a positive perception of themselves and others. That way, he won’t make fun of people as he pleases.
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3. Don’t get used to the habit of teasing children
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The wrong thing that parents often do is when they normalize or find a joke funny. In fact, not infrequently, the parents themselves actually started it because they felt it was funny and used as a joke.
Even though it is clear that things like this will only make children accustomed to making fun of their friends. Even if left unchecked, children will consider things like this normal so that they are carried away into bad habits into adulthood.
4. Teach children how to treat friends well
Not all children understand how to treat their friends well. This is even more difficult when the child is still very young.
That’s why parents need to teach children how to treat their friends. The trick is to explain the do’s and don’ts of each other.
5. Advise children if they are caught teasing their friends
Sometimes, once or twice, the child is caught teasing his friends. Parents can be at the forefront to take action on this.
Parents can invite children to talk to each other and advise their actions gently. It is important for children to understand that their actions are wrong and wrong.
Being wise in educating children is one of the important things that must be done. Do not let the child have a negative attitude to have a bad impact on the development of his character. Teach good things, yes!
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