#AtoZ Parenting

What makes a child explore areas outside the comfort zone? #AtoZChallenge Post 25

“Everything you ever wanted, is one step outside the comfort zone,” said someone wise. We couldn’t agree more.

Parents are super protective creatures. That is how nature has designed them. They believe that their children need wholesome support and care. Of course, the children do.

However protective we are, the world outside the comfort zone is the real world. That is the world our children have to be a part of.

In order to grow, kids need to get exposure to some new situations. They need to be “put in the decision making spot”. This is when they learn to think, they get out of critical situations and they emerge as strong confident adults. They might get bruised but they also get strong.

Children will blossom with some challenging tasks and challenging assignments.

Sometimes, we think kids want things to be easy, they want to stay in their comfort zone. We may tend to believe, that kids want to be completely pampered but that is not always the case. We sometimes feel that only in games or other activities, they are looking for small challenges.

You will be shocked to know that kids seek out challenges. More and more children these days seem to be saying, “We don’t want to be in the comfort zone but we want to be in the effort zone”. They want to step out of the comfort zone, put that effort and want to be appreciated. With a little help from the parents, of course.

What children really NEED are, challenging tasks and assignments. Assignments that grows them into confident adults with the acumen to deal with accidents, ambiguities, and uncertainties of life.

This is a crucial step towards ‘Wow Parenting’.

Come on, challenge our kids with some useful assignments, and tasks that will push their boundaries and teach them some life lessons. They might fail or might be bruised or might succeed. But they WILL certainly GROW.

The feeling of GROWTH, after facing challenging situations, is incredible.

Help your kids experience that feeling. As parents, both of us know, we will be the helping hand every time they fail, we will pull them up every time they slip, we will motivate them to regain their spirits to that they can start again with extra zeal.

A smile here, an encouraging pat there, quick conversations with some cues to solve tricky problems, appreciation, or a little dose of humor helps them to break their comfort zones.

In this competitive world, success is easy for those who are ready to take the leap of faith, step outside the comfort zone and work against challenges. How wonderful would it be to develop our children into such adults! Bringing them out of their comfort zone will help in building stronger self-esteem and belief.  

If you are already practicing this with your child, you are a WOW Parent. If not, right now is the ‘perfect’ time to start!

Happy Parenting all!

 

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Here’s our kickass theme reveal post for #AtoZChallenge

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Here’s the 2nd post for #AtoZChallenge – What is a Parent’s greatest legacy?

Here’s the 3rd post for #AtoZChallenge – Have you taught your kids how to deal with failure?

Here’s the 4th post for #AtoZChallenge – How to deal with Anxiety and depression in children?

Here’s the 5th post for #AtoZChallenge – 7 way in which FREE Play benefits Children

Here’s the 6th post for #AtoZChallenge – Communication – A Key To Build A Strong Foundation in Kids

Here’s the 7th post for #AtoZChallenge – Age-based Communication in Parenting

Here’s the 8th post for #AtoZChallenge – Importance of Quality Family Time

Here’s our 9th post for #AtoZChallenge –How to raise a child with Empathy

Here’s our 10th post for #AtoZChallenge – Does Raising a Child need validation too?

Here’s our 11th post for #AtoZChallenge – Giving Your Child A Sense Of Belonging To The Family 

Here’s our 12th post for #AtoZChallenge – How Role Models Transform Your Child?

Here’s our 13th post for #AtoZChallenge – The Power Of Unconditional Love

Here’s our 14th post for #AtoZChallenge – How Important Is It To Have A Parenting Structure!

Here’s our 15th post for #AtoZChallenge – Lack of Affection from family can hamper a child’s growth 

Here’s our 16th post for #AtoZChallenge – Appreciate Your Child And Become A WOWParent

Here’s our 17th post for #AtoZChallenge – Abuse By Parents Can Destroy A Child’s Self-Esteem

Here’s our 18th post for #AtoZChallenge – How Frequently Do You Find Yourself Comparing Your Child To Someone Else? 

Here’s our 19th post for #AtoZChallenge – A Major Contributor In Creating Complexes In Your Child Is Harsh Discipline

Here’s our 20th post for #AtoZChallenge – Over-Protection By Parents Shakes The Confidence Of The Child 

Here’s our 21st post for #AtoZChallenge – Threats Are Very Dangerous In Parenting, It Hampers Self-Belief

Here’s our 22nd post for #AtoZChallenge – Get Rid Of Unrealistic Expectations Forever

Here’s our 23rd post for #AtoZChallenge – Is ‘Undivided Attention’ With Kids In ‘Coma’? How To Revive It? 

Here’s our 24th post for #AtoZChallenge – How Do You Help Your Child Cultivate The ‘Power Of Imagination’? 

The Author

Ria Banerjee

Ria Banerjee

A writing enthusiast who aspires to be a novelist, Ria has been writing content for corporates for over 5 years now. She combines her education in Liberal Arts with her inclination for writing, to build delightful content pieces.

Ria is an avid reader, interested in technology, politics, travel, and food. She’s a travel enthusiast. Backpacking around Europe is at the top of her bucket list. If you don't find her in office you can find her in the nearest cafe munching food while she is reading a book.

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