How to bond with kids in boarding school
2. Attend parent’s days: In most cases the events days school dates are known in advance. Make sure you note them in your diary and schedule yourself to attend. No matter how demanding things at work may be ask for permission before hand. Incase you work over the weekend arrange for a stand in for that day so that you can be at your child’s school. Attending your child’s school days is one way of telling them that they are important to you. But it also provides opportunity to develop a relationship, talk to your child about anything and to laugh together. Some parents cannot have meaningful conversations with their children about anything. This is very unfortunate. Visiting your child at school also helps you to interact with the people they interact with on a daily basis. You get to know their friends and their teachers. You are also able to pick some information that is never told to you, intervene in a negative behavior pattern on time. All this helps to develop your child and develop their character.
3. Plan to take leave at least once in a year when your children are on holidays. This is very critical and it is doable. Being home with your children during leave when you are not in a hurry to go anywhere makes you get to know your children better. You get to know how they are growing and developing. Because of years of programming some parents can’t handle being at home, they may feel awkward waking up and staying home, the children may also not be used to this but they will soon get used to it, look forward it and also learn to enjoy your presence. As a parent you can you can deprogram your minds and make accommodation for your children, they are the most important responsibility you have on this earth. Spending time with your children in meaninful activities makes children happier and more able to trust their parents.
4. Make their birthdays and any other success ventures a celebration point for all members in the family. This does not mean that you splash what you do not have but however small a cake you may have, make sure you show your children that what is important to them is very import to you too. Inject the same enthusiasm in their siblings so that the whole family gives importance to whoever is celebrating their birthday. This enforces family unity and togetherness not matter where family members may go, they will feel they are part of a family that loves and treasures them.