fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Doctor Shares Why Malaysian Parents Should STOP Talking Bad About Their Children

Published

My Post 2020 12 30T164750.466
Source: Redza Zainol & CultureGuru

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just like everyone else, parents have a tendency to rant. But sometimes, they tend to rant about their children to others.

This may seem like a norm, especially with Asian parents, but it isn’t exactly a good thing.

Malaysian paediatrician, Redza Zainol, took to his Facebook page to explain why, after overhearing a conversation between a parent and his colleague.

Kid 1

He wrote, “From the next desk, I overheard my colleague talking to a mother.”

Dr Redza shared how his colleague had asked the mother if her child has mastered drawing to which she replied, “How can I say yes, doctor? My kid is lazy. He’s lazy to hold a pencil even when asked to. He’s lazy to colour even when asked to.”

Her words angered him.

“Not once or twice have I met parents like this. Unconsciously, mothers and fathers have condemned their own children in front of them.

“Unconsciously, we have exposed the shame of our children to outsiders. When our kids hear this, their hearts will be sad. When repeated, the sadness will build,” he shared, adding that the sadness will eventually turn into anger and vengeance.

Kid 2

He remembered how an uncle had once asked Dr Redza, who had given him the most words of encouragement as he grew, to which he replied his mother.

“Every day, she kept saying good words to me. You are a good child. You are early to pray, you are a hardworking learner, you take care of your siblings, you are a smart kid. From the morning until night time, that what she would say. Until it was ingrained in me. Never has my mother said anything bad about me. And everything she has said, I still remember to this day.”

He also shared some advice for parents who tend to rant about their kids.

Kid 3

“While parents say good things about their kids, try holding their hand or putting yours on their shoulder. Surely they will feel at peace. The feeling of being appreciated and loved will come in abundance. These memories are what your children will remember until adulthood. Today, we’ll speak highly of our children and in the future, they will speak highly of us,” he said.

Children are very observant of their parents’ behaviour and attitude towards them, and can easily be manipulated based on the emotions they perceive from their parents.

We should encourage and uplift them, in hopes that they’ll take our kind words and turn them into reality. After all, you’ll never know how badly your negative words could be effecting your children.

With such negativity, you might possibly be pushing your kids further and further away from you.

What do you think about this? Let us know in the comment section.

 

Also read: Indomie Named Under Causes Of Teenage Pregnancy In Ghana Due To ‘Transactional Sex’

My Post 2020 12 25T181823.023

Source: CDC
Source: Best Life
Source: Freepik


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Covid Covid
News4 mins ago

Student In UK Gets Covid-19 For The Fourth Time

The deadly virus has not been easy on all of us. A female student named Wharton from the UK was...

Teachers In Politics Teachers In Politics
News4 hours ago

PM: Teachers And KEMAS Staff Are Allowed To Be Involved In Politics Effective Immediately

The government decided to allow teachers and staff of the Training Institute of the Community Development Department (KEMAS) to be...

Johor State Election Confirmed Johor State Election Confirmed
News19 hours ago

Johor MB Announces DUN’s Dissolution, State Elections To Be Held Soon

The Menteri Besar of Johor, Datuk Hasni Mohammad has just announced that the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar...

Johor State Election Soon Johor State Election Soon
News21 hours ago

JUST IN: Johor UMNO Agrees To Hold State Election, MB Meets Sultan Ibrahim To Dissolve DUN

After the recent Melaka and Sarawak State Elections, it seems that yet another state will be dissolving its State Legislative...

Wee Ka Siong 30Kmh Speed Limit Wee Ka Siong 30Kmh Speed Limit
News22 hours ago

Transport Minister: Speed Limit In M’sian Cities & Urban Areas May Be Lowered To 30km/h

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong revealed that his ministry will be organising engagement sessions and discussions with...

Ongkili Sabah Flood Victim Aid Fast Ongkili Sabah Flood Victim Aid Fast
News22 hours ago

Minister Claims State-Federal Govt Close Rapport Is Why Sabah Flood Victims Received Fast Financial Aid

Following the swift action by the Federal Government in disbursing financial assistance and other aid for flood victims in Sabah,...

Jpj E Testing Jpj E Testing
News1 day ago

JPJ To Launch E-Testing System In April, Officers Will No Longer Sit In Car For Driving Tests

The e-testing system, which measures candidates’ performance through electronic driving tests and generates driving test results directly, will be launched...

Ft Floods Ft Floods
News2 days ago

PM: “Certain Parties” Ignored Warnings by MetMalaysia Which Set Back Flood Rescue Operations

The highly anticipated special parliamentary sitting to discuss matters relating to the floods and long term flood disaster management planning...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY