Positive Parenting: Parent-Child Relationship

The relation between parents and children has existed since time immemorial. However, even today, parents are striving hard to foster ideal child development and solve teenage problems by establishing a reliable relationship. There are many reasons behind this hard struggle of parents who are really in need of some good parenting tips and skills.

Parenting teenagers is probably one of the hardest endeavors for parents to be skillful at, and yet the one for which they are least trained. With an in-depth and complete understanding of today's youth, Param Pujya Dadashri has shown us how to win their hearts and restore the same loving parent-child relationship even during their growing-up years.

Param Pujya Dadashri has helped several parents on how to deal with children, as well as instill values and manners in them. He has also guided the youth on how to strengthen the parent-child relationship by taking care of their parents throughout their life, as that is the highest religion.

Param Pujya Dadashri reveals the secret art of positive parenting through which parents can make their buds (young children) blossom with the nurturing blend of pure love, equanimity, and spirituality. Read on to get a better understanding of ‘How to parent positively and effectively’.

Generation Gap

Parents and children today often complain that they do not understand each other. All parents compare their children with their peers and this widens the gap between parents and children. Pujya Niruma explains how to avoid falling in this trap and create a healthy parent-child relationship at home.

Spiritual Quotes

  1. Your children are your mirror. They reflect your own faults.
  2. Love that fluctuates is not true love; it is attachment. Love that is constant is God's love.
  3. No one in the world improves through physical or verbal abuse. They benefit from being shown the right way to act.
  4. Every young adult has the potential power to help the entire world. He just needs the right guidance and support. Without such guidance the youth has turned selfish and has a very self-centered view of life. They will prey on others for their own worldly comfort and happiness. He who renounces his own happiness can make others happy.
  5. Children bring with them their personalities at birth, but you have to help and nurture them so that they flourish.
  6. Keep positive intents (bhaavs) for your children. This will bring good results. They will change for the better and this will happen naturally.
  7. The day you stop arguing and nagging your children, they will begin to improve. It is because your words do not come out right that they get aggravated. They do not embrace your words, but simply throw them back at you.
  8. Parents attempt to mould their children into replicas of themselves. They should let them blossom on their own. They should know the children's strong points and nurture them instead.
  9. Parents should speak in such a way, that children become interested in what they have to say. Only then would children listen to their parents.
  10. Real parents are those who manage to change their children's behavior through love and understanding, even when the child does dreadful things. But such love is not to be found, because the parents themselves are loveless. This world can only be won over through love.

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