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Stimulate culture in our children

By Maria Eugenia Fanti

@marufanti

Children have the ability to learn and internalize the knowledge of their environment very quickly; in this process parents play an important role. According to the Congress of brilliant minds of Madrid 80% of what children are learning happens in the house and not in school. The example of parents, especially of the mother is irreplaceable in the development of the child.

Help the child with the homework, readings, and stimulate their cultural training will determine the success of his academic life. Thus, it is necessary that parents have higher studies and try to maintain a high level of culture that will encourage the love of learning by the child.

Below are some tips to help children to have culture and good education:

1) Have many books at home and give example reading it.

2) Visit museums such as the science, the children’s museum, among others.

3) Go to art exhibitions

4) Go to theater and see children’s play.

5) Take the kids to Ballet and other dances show such as Flamenco or artistic performances by other countries, so that expand their knowledge about other cultures.

6) Watch documentaries with your children about nature, scientific topics, and the planets, among others.

7) Teach them a second language and encourage bilingualism.

8)Stimulate creative activities such as: art classes and games about new and interesting knowledge.

9)Teach them music from other countries, teach them to listen and appreciate classical music.

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Inspiring our Children

Communicating with our kids in a proper manner is a goal that does not escape from our list of how to be better parents. But we also have to remember a good example can define the course of their behavior to the rest of their lives.

By Maria Eugenia Fanti @marufanti 

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Sometimes as parents we lose the strength, hope that we’re doing the right thing. But, if we discourage how are we going to be able to inspire our children? Parents have to help them to love what they do, teach them to be happy with their lives. But, not only the happiness is the goal. Parents must teach them how to fall and how to stand up, explain to them that life have hard moments, difficult situations, but they cannot let themselves fall into despair. A friend once told me: “you can not walk the road for your children, you have to teach them how to walk the road by themselves”. Very wise words, nobody can live the life of other, that is a fact, every human being goes through their experiences and internalize them in a different way, but we can inspire others, especially our children.

Be a good example, do not say one thing and do another, be honest, sincere, always looking for spaces to communicate with your children, share time with them, play together, watch a sunset, playing sports, hug them, tell them “I love you” and also tell them that you will always be there to listen and they can rely on you.

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