Your child might be physically very active and fit, but are you sure they are also mentally engaged and emotionally strong?
What can you, as a parent, do to help them enjoy a positive and fulfilling childhood?
Here are some ideas.
Be a good role model: Children often mimic your actions when they ignore what you tell them. Lead well and set a good example. Take care of your mental well-being, so they understand its importance too. Practice self-care, meditation, and mindfulness - make it a part of your family's life.
Be kind: Children who see your acts of kindness grow up to become empathetic and compassionate adults. Choose kindness - with your family, friends, and the community, and it will all come back as a positive attitude in your child. As a parent, choose kindness and use positive reinforcement techniques to reward good behavior instead of punishment.
Provide an emotionally safe space: Your child must feel safe to come to you with their challenges, even when they have messed up. Create a safe space for your children, without any fears, can express themselves and not worry about the repercussions.
Hope these ideas help you promote your child's mental health and well-being to help them grow into positive, confident, and happy adults.