10 Things Children Need and Want

 

  • HARMONY – Their parents should not have unresolved and destructive conflict in front of them.
  • LOVE – They wish to be treated with the same affection as other children in the family.
  • HONESTY – They do not want to be lied to.
  • ACCEPTANCE – They desire mutual tolerance from both parents.
  • PARENTS TO LIKE THEIR FRIENDS – They want their friends to be welcomed into their home.
  • CLOSENESS – They desire comradeship with their parents.
  • PARENTS TO PAY ATTENTION TO THEM – and to answer their questions.
  • CONSIDERATION FROM THEIR PARENTS – not to be embarrassed or punished in front of friends.
  • POSITIVE SUPPORT – They want parents to concentrate on their good qualities rather than their weaknesses.
  • CONSISTENCY – They want parents to be consistent in their efficiencies and moods.

The Life Lesson: All children want respect, love and consideration.  

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