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Parental Support in a Child's Upbringing: Keys to Remember


“Parents plant the seeds of success with their unwavering support and love”


Parental Support


When someone grows up without receiving any form of parental support, they are more likely to cling onto any form of attention because they never received the love they needed while According to Dr. Rashmi Prakash, a psychologist and psychotherapist, "parenting and child development go hand in hand. The proverbs that the apple does not fall far from the tree and that the branch grows as the twig grows can well-describe the effects of parenting styles on child growth and development.


It's important that parents establish a balance and modify their approach to parenting to meet the demands of their child. Setting reasonable limits, fostering open communication, and creating a loving and supportive atmosphere can all have a major effect on a child's development.


Parents must support their children, emotionally, mentally, financially and physically. Supporting their children is a vital responsibility of parents. They can support them emotionally, participate in their education, attend to their needs, and promote a healthy way of living.


This involves being empathetic and sympathetic, offering academic support, ensuring they have all they need, and encouraging physical activity and a healthy diet. Parents may help their children feel joyful, learn new things, have what they need, and stay healthy by doing these things.


There are different ways to show parental support. Being actively involved in their children's education is another important factor. This includes attending parent-teacher conferences, getting up to date on their child's development, and engaging with teachers on a regular basis.


By actively participating, parents can address any issues their kid may experience and advocate for their educational needs. Parents participating in every event program at their child's school helps the child feel seen and appreciated. To children, the best kind of parental support is by actively being present and available to their needs.



The Power of Parental Support


As Jack Shonkoff, a board-certified pediatrician who sits on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He stated that “The hallmark of the parental relationship is the readily observable fact that this special adult is not interchangeable with others. ‘’A child may not care about who cuts his hair or takes money at the store, but he cares a great deal about who is holding him when he is unsure, comforts him when he is hurt, and shares special moments in his life.”


Parents play an important part in their children's development by encouraging, supporting, and giving them opportunity to learn and grow. They have an impact on their children's education and socialization, as they are their major social group. Parental support play a key factor in determining if their children succeed in the future and positively impact society by providing them with access to a high-quality education. Furthermore, parents provide emotional support, which promotes resilience and confidence. They establish principles, educate life skills, and raise their children to be well-rounded persons. Finally, parents shape their children's life by encouraging them to success and promoting their general well-being.


Parents want nothing but the best for their children. Raising a kid is not as simple as walking in the park; challenges will be faced, and sometimes it will hurt. There are different ways to support your children, but you should not limit yourself to just giving the bare minimum. As a parent, you should do everything you can to support your child and make them feel loved and appreciated.


Finding Healing from Lack of Parental Support


Are you suffering from the lack of parental support? Do you want to heal from the wounds your family has inflicted on you? Moreover, do you want to start anew with your family and establish a healthy family of your own, with you capable of giving the support you needed when you were a child? Here at Of Vineyards and Canopies Therapy Services, we’re here to listen and reach out our hands to help you learn, heal, and grow so book an appointment with us.

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