Being a parent comes with a lot stress – from hectic periods at the office to your rowdy kids at home, it’s hard to get the emotions on check. Sometimes, your kids can make you go insane and before you realize, you yell at them from top of your lungs. Well, this is natural, you are not the only one guilty. Yelling has a negative effect on your kids. After reading this post, I’m sure you would switch for yelling to a simple dialogue.
Why do Parents Yell?
The answer to this is question is simply because they are angry. When anger sits in, your voice raises. but yelling does not actual stop the situation. When you yell at your kids, it will make them keep quiet or stop doing the annoying thing for a short while, but when you leave, they go back and continue is mischief- you just wasted your energy.. Yelling doesn’t correct or change children behaviour, but rather makes them scared of you.If you continue yelling at your kids they tend to become secretive. As a parent, your Kids depend on you for learning. When anger and aggression a becomes common in the home, your child too will copy such negative emotions and display it among their peers.
What are the Effects of yelling on your kids?
Once upon a time, before you became a mother or father, you were once a kid and obviously never liked it if your parents yelled at you, so why yell at your own kid? Yelling at your kid makes discipline harder because when you raise your voice, their receptivity lowers.In recent times, research as shown that yelling increase the aggressiveness of children, verbally and physically.Yelling is an expression of anger. It makes you children insecure and scared of you. What’s worse than being a parent and your own kids tremble when they see you?
Yelling that comes with verbal insults can be classified as emotional abuse. It lowers your kids self esteem, increase their aggression, makes them susceptible to bullying and builds anxiety within them.Yelling breaks the emotional bound between you and your children. If you see your kids doing something annoying, it’s best you step away from the situation for a few minutes. Stepping away will help calm down your nerves. In addition, instead of yelling at your kids, it’s best you look them in the eyes and talk to them in a calm but firm way. This will strengthen the emotional bound between you , makes discipline easy and give them a happy childhood.
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