Mothers have a important impact on their sons and the way they behave. No other person understands a boy better than his mother. Boys who share a healthy relationship with their mothers from their early childhood are emotionally strong and are believed to have less behavioural problems in their lives.
A son depends on the mother for almost everything, and this secure attachment with the mother forms the foundation for a strong bond.
Below is 10 ways mothers can bond with their son.
Ask about his day: Bedtime or even dinner time is a great opportunity to catch up with your son about his day. You can ask him questions that will let him to answer in detail.
Cooking: Cooking and baking is a great way to bond for you and your son. You can spend time together and coming up and creating new recipes together. You could also teach him his favourite dishes.
Cuddling: Cuddling and hugging is a wonderful way to connect with your son and strengthen your bonds. Cuddling lowers the level of the stress hormone cortisol.
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Plan a trip: Outings with your son will give you the opportunity to relax. You can decide to take a hike, go fishing, or take part in activities that you both enjoy doing.
Be the one he feels comfortable talking to: Encourage your son to come to you when he needs someone to talk and make sure you answer his questions honestly and thoroughly. Listen to him and avoid interruptions.
Share Memories: Kids love to learn about their parents. Especially when they learn about their mom. Sharing your favourite childhood memories and things you did at his age and when growing up is exciting to children. This is also a great way to bond.
Let loose: Don’t hesitate to get messy, muddy, and even jump on the bed. You will create memories and strong with your son.
Quality time: Spend quality time doing what he loves. Whether your son loves to play video games, build with Legos or go bike riding, make an effort to do his favourite things together.
If you want to bond with him, then do the things he loves with him. If your son has a passion or even an interest in something, show a little interest yourself.
Open up: Be open about your mistakes throughout your life and ensure you tell him that no one’s perfect. This will help your son feel more comfortable within himself and this is a great way to bond with him.
Traveling: Going on a vacation together helps strengthen your relationship in a meaningful way. It also gives you a chance to really get to know your son with no distraction, focusing on each other.
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