Global Day of Parents
Moms and dads perform functions of educators, teachers, doctors, coaches, mentors, friends, guardian angels, congratulate them on Global Day of Parents and tell how much their care means. Event is celebrated on June 1.
In the 80s of the XX century, issues of children, family began to receive increased attention at state level. Printed publications, magazines with articles for parents about psychological mechanisms of upbringing, growing up were produced. Cute holiday was established by UN General Assembly in 2012. Parents are example, guide for children. Taking care of child begins during pregnancy, when woman experiences difficulties, copes with them, observing necessary restrictions, rules, multiple prescriptions of doctors. It is important to appreciate, understand scale of psychological liability adults experience in effort to give the best to son/daughter.
Parents are not chosen. It is necessary to work on family relationships, being in search of compromises. Let’s listen, learn mutual understanding.
- According to statistics, person interacts with parents more of time. They are the closest people cannot be replaced of the strongest bond.
- Most people recognize rightness of parents; regret they did not follow advice when it was necessary.
- Genetics is powerful mechanism. Children unconsciously repeat parents’ gait, external attributes, duplicate life’s views, show similar character’s qualities (perseverance, impulsiveness, compassion, aptitude for science/physical work) impossible to resist.
- Hereditary destructive qualities are translated into positive direction: aggression, short temper is realized in sports, turns into manifestation of the will to win.
Task of parents becomes to determine baby’s inclinations, develop in positive way.
How to celebrate
- Make appointment if you live separately from parents. Arrange family dinner, cook delicious dishes pleased father, loved meat, and mother, if she is vegetarian adhered to diet.
- Be attentive; listen to older generation’s needs. Remember what parents dream about for a long time, it’s time to fulfill wishes, take step.
- Communicate, learn experiences, encourage, comfort. Person requires approval, confidence.
- Visit interesting exhibition with parents, go to premiere film, find consensus between military action films dad loves and historical melodrama mom adores.
- Being parent does not mean taking walk in park with child on weekends buying ice cream. This is daily work without days off. Prove work is valued, paid at the highest rate by expression of eternal unconditional love.
When is Global Day of Parents celebrated in 2022?
Global Day of Parents is observed on June 1 each year.