PARENTING! Psychologist Nneka Dim Instructs Mothers On How To Raise Responsible Kids

The joy of every mother is to see that they are doing well at raising their child, and the goal is to raise children with a keen sense of duty who grow up into independent, self-sufficient, responsible adults.

Obvious as the intentions are, it takes real deliberate parenting to guide your child in the direction of helpful, cheerful and responsible living, starting early on.

However, a Psychologist, with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Mrs. Nneka Dim, has urged mothers to give good moral and parental care to their children and raise a responsible child.

Mrs Dim gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Enugu, adding  that the quality of upbringing would help to avoid irresponsibility among the girl-children and as well make them better human beings.

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The psychologist also said that a better upbringing was the only investment and surety that parents could leave for their children.

Mrs Dim further urged mothers to spend quality time in raising their girl-children, adding that the duty of raising a them was beyond house help and the contributions of relatives. She added:

“Lack of good parental skills among mothers has been described as a major reason responsible for the increased cases of teenage pregnancy, rape and defilement among adolescent girls.”

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Dim also advised them to be resourceful, modesty, live an exemplary life and be teachers to every child around them.

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