Parenting Experiences

3,419 views

Published on

My parenting experiences with 8 month old and how i learned from it. It has been of a tremendous pleasure all this time with my baby and i wish all parents too have a great learning from the kids.
Happy Parenting!

3 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,419
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
12
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
20
Comments
3
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Parenting Experiences

  1. 1. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing and Walking the Path </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  2. 2. Parental Pride <ul><li>This Baby is mine </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone should know my Baby’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone should know what my Baby does </li></ul><ul><li>My Baby is very very special </li></ul><ul><li>My Baby learns everything much faster than other babies  </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever she does, you want to capture it in Pictures and Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Each and every small thing my baby does means a lot to me </li></ul>
  3. 3. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing and Walking the Path </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life Style Changes <ul><li>Time Crunch – Reduced Time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time spent with Spouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time spent with Friends and Family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time spent on Hobbies, Interests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Every event and task in your life needs planning </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to be more conscious about TIME . Which in turn makes you to a better organizer </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep less nights, toothless smiles and much more… </li></ul><ul><li>You tend to start your conversation with “My baby…” </li></ul><ul><li>No more candle light dinners… entertainment seems to be around Disney, Nick and Cartoon Network or where ever kids seem to enjoy. </li></ul><ul><li>You just can’t wake up at 10.00am and decide to go on for a long ride and have a Italian dinner with dry red wine. This part of life seems to be impossible. </li></ul><ul><li>More visits to ToysRUs, BabyRUs, Gap Kids, Children's Place, O shKosh B Gosh , Carter’s and of course Costco </li></ul>
  5. 5. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing and Walking the Path </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  6. 6. Learning Process <ul><li>Curious to know each and every object and there is so much to explore </li></ul><ul><li>A small task of “flip on the tummy” seems to be so difficult. But still they do it again and again till they succeed. See the smile on their face once they do it. </li></ul><ul><li>Touching and feeling the objects seem to be integral part of making friends (toys) – Caution is an integral part of their brain </li></ul><ul><li>Perseverance to “ achieve next step ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Once they start “sitting”, they don’t want to “lie down” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once they start “crawling” they don’t want to “sit” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once they start “walking” they don’t want to “crawl” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>They play with so much of concentration with every toy they see. Often they are angry if you disturb their play time </li></ul><ul><li>Language is no barrier . They learn and understand expressions by parent’s voice modulations and facial expressions rather than the technicality of Language </li></ul>
  7. 7. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Walking the Walk </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  8. 8. Walking the Walk <ul><li>Playing with your neighbor’s, sibling’s and friend’s kids is totally different from your kids. </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting other parents is easy; Not repeating the same mistakes is the most difficult . </li></ul><ul><li>Morning Cereal – 2 Hours; Afternoon snack – 1 Hour; Night Cereal – 2 Hours; Putting them to sleep – 2-3 Hours; Playing with them – 6 hours; Of course, you need to organize all your time exactly in 24 hours . </li></ul><ul><li>You tend to develop lot of respect on your parents and elders for all the EFFORT, TIME and PATEINCE in bringing up kids. </li></ul><ul><li>When you say, “i did not sleep last night as the baby was playing/crying” to your parents, the little smile on them tells you everything. They have been through the same path and they know what you are talking about . </li></ul><ul><li>Being an example to your own kids is the “most challenging task in this world”. There is never an end to it. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing and Walking the Path </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  10. 10. Relax with your Baby <ul><li>One little, cute smile will take off all the stress </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Expressions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adults tend to hide the expressions for various reasons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brightness in baby’s eyes when she sees you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expression by flapping the hands and legs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innocence in their eyes which feels like divine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naïve happiness to see different colors and lights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baby’s world of joy when she reaches mother’s lap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fear, Happiness, Frown, Surprise, Sadness, Anger and Disgust are a must see during baby’s sleep time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happiness on their face when they grab Remote, Mobile, Car Keys, Spoons and others with their tiny fingers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language is no barrier – Every expression counts </li></ul>
  11. 11. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing and Walking the Path </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  12. 12. Fantasy World <ul><li>Every small toy seems to be their BEST friend they can’t live without </li></ul><ul><li>Fight with the toys by imagining that the toys are their friends </li></ul><ul><li>There is so much to explore and learn, each and every new artifact makes them distracted </li></ul><ul><li>A very naïve magic from parents makes them totally perplexed </li></ul><ul><li>While feeding solids, parents would become better story tellers </li></ul><ul><li>Show them the clear sky or roof or floor, they will be in search of something very seriously </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t seem to care about Job, Studies, Earnings, Spending and other stupid things. They love to play, eat, sleep, learn and explore unconditionally . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Parenting Experiences <ul><li>Parental Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing and Walking the Path </li></ul><ul><li>Relax with your Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy World </li></ul><ul><li>Work place relevance </li></ul>
  14. 14. Work place relevance <ul><li>If you work with passion and enthusiasm, you tend to get less effected by the results </li></ul><ul><li>Everything involves a process and has defined steps to accomplish. One has to walk though the process; no short cuts . </li></ul><ul><li>With persistence, patience, repetition and enthusiasm nothing is impossible </li></ul><ul><li>If you love your work, you will TAKE TIME to do a gr8 job. No excuses for “ not having time ” </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude changes according to determination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like a thing -> “most difficult task” seems to be “doable” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hate a thing -> “most easiest task” seems to be “impossible” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As long as you have a brilliant idea, there are no boundaries to express it </li></ul>
  15. 15. The End Thank You Everything in life has exceptions and so does parenting. Some parents are too perfect or too lazy to learn any thing from their parenthood. Give a great life to your kids and yourself. Suresh Krishna Madhuvarsu www.sureshkrishna.com http://sureshkrishna.wordpress.com http://tictactoeworld.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/sureshkrishna http://www.facebook.com/ sureshkrishna

×