Kids’ fighting is a common thing. Did you see your children arguing all the time? Did you experience the change in the environment at home with their fight? Of course every family with kids faces this type of problem.
Don’t worry that you are the only parents who have such kids. You are not alone who is facing this problem.
You might have faced some difficult times where you felt tough to handle with. Many parents are facing this type of problem in their homes.
If you are also one of them who come across such situation where it is difficult to deal, you can follow some simple steps, which limit the fighting of kids.
Tips to limit the kids fight!
Fighting is one of the best ways for kids to make you notice them. In order to avoid them fighting, it is better for you to ignore their fight, so that they only calm themselves, but do not ignore them when they are in fight with any weapons.
When you see your kids are cooperative, do not miss the opportunity to praise them. Encourage your kids that they are doing a good job when they are working together. They may forget it soon, but repeatedly if you praise them, they can slowly understand what you are expecting from them.
You can limit your kids fighting by creating an environment of cooperation. Try to do work in the family that needs a family cooperation. Explain them the importance of cooperation in the family.
You should not tell them repeatedly to stop fighting because this may create more fighting also.
When you see your kids relaxed, talk to them openly about not fighting with each other and the alternative options that can be taken instead of fighting.
The most important one that you need to keep in mind is avoiding games and the activities that have competition, which leads to excessive fight. By doing so, you can limit their fighting.
When you see your kids fighting, do not punish them because punishment gives only temporary solution. On the other hand, it may lead to permanent problem also like if you punish the children they become angry kids and even fight more.
Express your love towards them and say that you love them. Kids who are connected to the parents emotionally are less likely to involve in fight because there will be an impact of parents on the children. You should become a role model to them by your nonviolent behavior and attitude.
The above-mentioned suggestions may not completely exclude the fight between the kids, but can limit the fight and creates a peaceful environment in your home.
There are some children who get into physical fighting. Some parents feel that fighting helps the children to stay safe, but researches insist on teaching children nonviolence only.
Children’s future is in the hands of parents only. They grow as the parents mould them. So, parents should teach their children about how to handle the fight without getting into a physical fight.