By Sam Mwaura/Samrack Media
Twenty Mistakes Diaspora Parents commit against their children
1.The Parents are poor role models for their children.
2.Absence in the family, parents lack time to play with their kids
3. Absence of motivation or lack of encouragement towards the kiddos as they grow
4.Lack of time for raising our children
5. Parents do not treat their children in one manner, a-times they are favorites towards one and not the other.
6.Boys and girls are also treated differently ,irregardless of their ages or accomplishments
7.Partiality in bringing up the children
8 Extra coddling and spoiling of children
9The panic fear of parents from the society
10Committing bad deeds in front of our children
11Unawareness of the needs of the children in the different stages of their life
12.Absence of both parents in the child’s life
13.Interference of parents in the children future e.g Career and relationship choices ignoring the kids’ feelings and emotions
14.Thinking a Strict Religion Will Give Them Perfect Values and Save Them
15Withholding Common Information about important topics — Like God,Culture,Education,Identity,Grooming,Social-Skills,Coding, Sex,Dating,Finance,Life
16Not Limiting Screen Time whether it’s TV, video, games, phone or texting.
17Not Letting Kids Play Dangerously or get dirty in the mud, you know what i mean.,with time kids lack survival skills.A times Parents are super protective
18Not Reading to Very Young Children Reading requires the child to be still, be quiet, and use their imagination
19Praising Them for Everything They Do.Some kids won’t do anything unless there is a payoff for them.
20Lack of a structured environment..Children thrive well on structure, the success or failure of the kids lie in their daily routine