If there is one thing common to all moms, it is the fact that we all want our kids to be successful. The success of our kids is the desire of any normal parent. It is not enough that we wish and pray for their success. You need to help your kids become successful. You need to teach them how to become successful. As I always say, when teaching a child you need to start them young.
Help your kids become successful by encouraging them to dream. Motivate your child to dream and plan the way to the fulfillment of that dream. Help him to prepare a roadmap for success. A good plan will not ensure one’s success unless the plan is implemented. Be his accountability partner in following that plan.
Help your kids become successful by teaching them to stand on their own. Don’t do everything for them or don’t give them everything they want. They must take part in the work at home, be responsible for the tasks assigned to them and be accountable should there be issues on the responsibilities assigned to them. If they have been asking you for a toy or a gadget, tell them that they have to earn it. Either they work for you or they work for a neighbor or somebody else. Do not always be their knight in shining armor. Allow them to experience hardship and to stand on their own.
Help your kids become successful by teaching them the value of discipline. They must have discipline in their studies. Encourage them to study their lessons as education is one of the tools they need to become successful.
Help your kids become successful by teaching them respect. Teach them to respect other’s opinion. Teach them to be courteous and to listen when somebody is talking. When you respect people they will like you more and will most likely support you in your endeavor.
Being respectful will help your kids develop their listening skills, a very important component of success. When we listen, we gain wisdom from wise and experienced people. Listening also develops another important ingredient to success – patience. Patience is a virtue. Patience will lead us to success because patience will help us to wait for the right moment and therefore avoid any move or action that could be detrimental to one’s success.
Helping your kids become successful is like managing a business. A business is expected grow and prosper. To make this possible, we need to invest in a business. The way we act and speak, how we dress, how we treat ourselves and how we respond to others will determine the success of our business.
If we invest in a business, the more that we must invest in helping our kids become successful. We must nourish, teach, encourage, and guide our kids so that they will seek to be well-informed before making choices and be able to make sound decisions. We need to ensure that how we act and speak to our children, how we treat and respond to them will be in ways that will contribute to their success.