“The children of today should be given freedom”
How best to raise children has always been an all-consuming question for most parents. In this regard, parents tend to opt for one of two ways; either let children have their way in everything or set limits on what they can do. Giving freedom to children means they have the opportunity create their own destiny instead of being restricted by their parents. So, in my opinion, I strongly agreed that parents should give freedom for their children and power to decide on their own will. This is important for children to develop decision-making and social skills that is crucial in their future life to become independent individuals.
Firstly, parents need to take account on how much freedom should be given to their children and their approach in giving freedom should be started by small decisions. For example, giving the children freedom to choose how they would like to fill their pastimes, TV programmes, manage homework and arranged schedule according to their priority. As children develop from one stage to another, they need to expose themselves to surroundings which then will encourage independence and responsibility in children’s character. Adults can nurture this habit by giving them freedom the freedom to manage their lives under parental supervision. For example, if a child chooses to leave his bicycle outside in the rain, the bicycle will rust. This teaches children that their actions lead to adverse effects and certainly will encourage them to bear responsibility for their actions.
In addition, giving children freedom also important in build and encourage their social skills. This is mainly because children cannot be taught how to make friends and interpersonal and intrapersonal skills cannot be develop if children are restricted from involving themselves with others. By giving freedom, this promotes opportunities for them to develop friendship. By socializing themselves into the community, they will learn that...