Parents must stop complaining, and train kids from an early age

This author says children are given to many choices.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services, author of parenting book 'Stop Complaining! and Bring Back Involved Parenting' chats about why she thinks it would be good if parents, caregivers and guardians make it a point to be involved in their children’s lives in every sphere.

The book is talking about adults and parents today who go around complaining that our children are not well brought up.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

I condemn the fact of blaming our children for the attitudes that children are putting up.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

Victorine Mbong Shu calls on parents to sit down and scrutinise what they themselves are doing wrong that is empowering our children to behave badly.

She believes that parents will to much power to their children.

As soon as we are pregnant we are preparing our children's future before they are born.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

And when they are born, we start teaching them what we want them to be. In the process we are knowingly willing them the power of an adult when they are still children...and the first thing we give our child is the power of decision making.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

Victoria says we allow them as babies to have too many choices.

I have four children. I have never let them decide on meals.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

She says we live in a world where parents are forever on the run. But she believes that if parents negotiate with their kids at a very early age then it becomes easier later on. If they are trained from the time they are babies, she says, it becomes very easy.


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM
Read More
Film critic says that Black Panthers bodyguard Danai Gurira stole the show

Film critic says that Black Panthers bodyguard Danai Gurira stole the show

Film critic Gayle Edmunds says that the Black Panther movie was politically charged because of its representation.

[LISTEN] Biomimicry could be the answer to Cape Town’s water crises

[LISTEN] Biomimicry could be the answer to Cape Town’s water crises

Certified biomimicry professional & founder of Biomimicry SA Claire Janisch chats about how biomimicry can help humans adapt.

From Sun City to Table Bay, the Charity Cycling Organisation aims to give back

From Sun City to Table Bay, the Charity Cycling Organisation aims to give back

‘Each cyclist on the tour is given a path and we have to raise a certain amount of money every year’ - Yusuf Morris, cyclist

Warrior on Wheels aims to give disabled kids adventure experiences says founder

Warrior on Wheels aims to give disabled kids adventure experiences says founder

Founder of Warrior on Wheels Deirdré Gower chats about her excitement leading up to the event.

Movie writer chats about the comedy cult classic, 'The Disaster Movie'

Movie writer chats about the comedy cult classic, 'The Disaster Movie'

Movie writer Gayle Edmunds talks about the film, ‘The Disaster Movie’ & the implications of Franco's sexual assault allegations.

District Six Walk of Remembrance takes place to empower those displaced in 1966

District Six Walk of Remembrance takes place to empower those displaced in 1966

Bonita Bennett says that the walk happens every year on the 11th Feb because that's when District 6 was declared a white area.

Popular articles
"Duduzane Zuma is the Gupta family's greatest asset"

"Duduzane Zuma is the Gupta family's greatest asset"

Sunday Times journo Thanduxolo Jika who broke the front page story about the Gupta family emails vouches for their authenticity.

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

How to make your first million

How to make your first million

Warren Ingram discusses his new book in which he shares practical ways for ordinary people to achieve financial freedom.

'Collect experiences, NOT possessions!' - Paul Theron (Vestact MD)

'Collect experiences, NOT possessions!' - Paul Theron (Vestact MD)

Bruce Whitfield interviews the razor-sharp tongued Vestact MD Paul Theron about his money hopes, fears, successes, failures, etc.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...