Parenting 101 -5 Lessons I learnt from my child

Kids are fast learners, or so I had thought. Who could have known that my child would become my teacher. Over the last few months, I have been re-learning some important lessons of life. Here are few of them!

Smile, cause it’s free

It is rightly said that laughter is the best medicine and I have never been more sure of it till now. Kids love to smile and its infectious. After every fall or bump, there is a smile waiting to happen.

Never give up

The kids are determined and never give up. Kids redo things until and unless they succeed. My kid had recently loved to sit up on his own and he practiced the skill, until he mastered it. Now, he is learning to walk and is never too tired to stop walking!

Finding joy in little things

I had got a musical toy for my child, but more than the toy he loved the box in which toy came. He waits outside the bathroom door when it is locked and gives his best smile on coming out. A simple act like picking up his favorite toy from floor can give immense pleasure. And, I am learning to enjoy life in all these smallest moments. ๐Ÿ™‚

Be empathetic

Kids are masters at understanding emotions. You tell them no in a stern voice and they understand. Whenever I am sad or have headache, my child will sit silently besides me. Maybe I hallucinate, but the concern in his eyes feels real. That’s how we should be in real life! To be empathetic towards others and understand their pain and suffering.

Just be you

Whether we are home or out in public, kids just love being themselves. No hesitation and no boundation. They are like free-spirited souls. Looking at my child enjoying his own company and the silly faces he makes, I am learning to be myself again. So, be the best, unapologetic version of yourself! ๐Ÿ™‚

These are just few of the lessons and I am sure there will be many more in times to come. What lesson has your child taught you? Do share your experiences and stories with us in the comments.

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20 thoughts on “Parenting 101 -5 Lessons I learnt from my child


    (17th September 2018 - 10:12)

    Your post itself is so motivating and inspiring. Short, crisp and to the point. I am sharing this one for sure. ๐Ÿ™‚



      (18th September 2018 - 22:43)

      Thanks for dropping by!


    (14th September 2018 - 20:14)

    Truely agree wid u kids do find happiness in smallest of things and this is something I would love to learn frm them. Also the fact that they can be themselves werver they are is also so commendable


      (16th September 2018 - 17:40)

      Very true Sarah.Thanks for dropping by! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Ritika Bhui

    (14th September 2018 - 18:12)

    Reading your post is the most fruitful thing I have done to feel better while pms-ing! Loved it!


      (16th September 2018 - 17:41)

      Glad you liked it. ๐Ÿ™‚


    (14th September 2018 - 18:03)

    Children are so pure and they dont know the words complexity, jealousy. We should learn from them. I am learning daily.


      (16th September 2018 - 17:41)

      Same here Sayeri, everyday is a new learning.


    (14th September 2018 - 16:31)

    Superb tips. Just be you is so important these days . Smile smile smile, for a happy life. Enjoyed reading it


      (18th September 2018 - 22:44)

      Smile is the best remedy. Thanks for dropping by!


    (14th September 2018 - 15:38)

    Although I am not a parent yet, I believe parenting is a journey of evolution n enlightenment, n you have well articulated those thoughts.


      (18th September 2018 - 22:44)

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚


    (14th September 2018 - 00:34)

    We as parents hover over kids to teach color, number etc. While they teach us simple joys of life. The carefree giggle, numerous falls, cute expressions all free from prejudices and judgement. Loved it.


      (18th September 2018 - 22:45)

      Very true, kids teach us to keep things simple and enjoy at the moment.

    richa mina

    (13th September 2018 - 23:44)

    just like your previous posts these tips are great too.. love following you on 101 parenting.


      (18th September 2018 - 22:45)

      Glad you liked it.

    Preeti Chauhan

    (13th September 2018 - 21:56)

    It is rightfully said that the child is the father of the man. Never giving up and being forgiving is what I learn from children .


      (18th September 2018 - 22:46)

      Yes Preeti, the quote is so apt.
      Thanks for visiting.


    (13th September 2018 - 17:02)

    Kids have such simple uncomplicated lives that I sometimes feel bad for growing up at all. Every day I learn something from my kids. Little moments and experiences need to be celebrated too.


      (18th September 2018 - 22:47)

      Same here, even I am learning it from my child. Thanks for dropping by.

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