Important tips to survive the hostel days

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  If you are moving into a hostel for the first time as a student and you are still a teenager from inside, then you have to face many difficulties at the begining because you have to adjust yourself according to the new environment. Living far away from home with new people who are coming from different background makes things more complicated. Despite of all these problems, you are going to miss all those amazing people whom you have met in the hostel at the end of your hostel life. Experiencing the hostel life is one of its kind in itself, and I am  going to tell you some of the essential tips which i have personally experienced and implemented during my hostel days that can help you to make your hostel life amazing.   Some essential tips to make your hostel day's better: ·          Carry surplus amount of home made food:   In most of the hostels, food which is served to the students is not up to the mark in terms of taste and quality. If you are living in the hostel for

A complete Guide for Parents to deal with their teen.

PARENTING SKILLS

Parents use to play an important role in the all-round development of a child. Especially in terms of mental development, physical growth as well as in career. Parents act as a source of inspiration and guidance throughout life.

Proper nourishment of a teen requires good parenting skills. Without parent's proper care and guidance your teen will never be able to live a healthy and prosperous life in the future. With the help of this particular blog, my only aim is to spread awareness among the parents. That teenage is one of the most delicate phase of your kid's life. So proper parenting skills should be adopted by parents to handle their teen appropriately.


Teenager Boy

                                                               
Why this age group is termed as teenage?
This teen or teenage phase acts as a transition phase between childhood and adulthood. Your child will no longer act like a kid anymore. A huge change can be noticed in their behavior both mentally and emotionally. Any type of change in your teen can be observed easily.
As parents of your teen, you should deploy all your parenting skills to handle them in the best possible way. At this stage, parents should aware of their teen and their daily activities. The key to good parenting skills lies in the knowledge of decision making. Parents should know which decisions are worthy for their teen and which are not.

Common mistakes which are committed by teen parents:

·         Anticipating the worst
This type of behavior is quite common is most of the teen parents.  As soon as their teen enters the teenage period parents start anticipating that their teen will turn into an uncontrollable creature. Parents also starts anticipating that their teen will go in search of the opposite gender in the lure of physical relationship. Some parents used to anticipate that their teen will fall into the trap of addiction and other bad stuff. Parents should avoid this type of anticipation. Otherwise, the situation can be really bad and nasty.
·         Giving little or no importance to their ideas
Parents can notice very easily that there teen is carrying unrealistic ideas in their mind. In most of the households, these unrealistic ideas of the teen are not at all supported. This particular act of parents can hamper the growth of their teen.
·         Spending a lesser amount of time with your teen
Parents use to think that teenage is the phase of life in which teen does not want to spend time with parents. In reality, the situation is completely different. Parents should try to spend ample of time with their teen. Otherwise, the connection between parent and teen will be affected.

·         Not allowing the teens to solve their problems on their own
With the growing age, teen should be allowed to solve their own problems. Otherwise, it will create an adverse effect in their mind. Your teen will start thinking that they are good for nothing. This can be the main reason why parents are not allowing them to solve their own problems.

Some of the most important parenting skills:

·         Spending quality time together
As parents of your kid, it must be your responsibility to spend quality time with your teen. Spending quality time together will allow the teen to build strong connections with the parents. Spending time together with your teen will allow you to know about their dream, ambition, and goal.
·         By educating yourself
Always try to read books on teenagers to keep yourself updated. Try to remember your teenage days to figure out the troubles which you have faced in your time. Keep yourself ready for sudden mood swings of your teen and some minor conflict. As a parent, you should realize that your teen is maturing into an adult-like you and many others.
·         Try to identify the danger signs
Changes in physical and mental behavior are quite common during the teen years. Beside of this regular changes if you can notice some unusual abrupt changes in your teen then you must take it seriously. If any type of change persists for a long duration of time then it should be taken as danger sing. Identifying the good or bad changes in your teen is mainly considered as one of the important parenting skills. 
·         Allow some extent of privacy
As your teen is maturing into an adult automatically they will demand some more space and privacy. In this particular situation, parents should react in a very normal way. This particular decision of yours can help your teen to become a mature and responsible adult.
·         Keep a track on your teen daily activities
Try to keep yourself updated regarding your teen daily activities. Hanging out with friends is good. But spending an excessive amount of time with friends is not good at all. Consumption of cigarettes and alcohol among teenagers is mainly triggered by friends circle. As a parent, you have to know all your kid's friends personally with whom he/she is spending their time.

Conclusion

At the end of this blog, an important lesson can be drawn out of it that, proper parenting skills are required to manage a teen properly. This particular blog can act as a complete guide for the parents. By following the above-mentioned parenting skills parents can properly manage their teen.   


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