Technology, Worldly pleasures, Materialistic items, and Luxuries – Aren’t all of these the things we want to give to a modern-day kid? If yes, is the answer can we know at what stake to the society we are passing these to our offspring. Global warming? Wastage of resources? Or something else.
It cannot be justified that one parent must not share what all they have or can get with their kids. Rather the expectations are to teach them how to go green. Encouraging the same is termed as eco parenting.
What all can be done to make your child understand the worth of a green and clean world for the benefits only they are to enjoy shortly .
Children love getting dirty, why not encourage gardening in them. As they say, planting trees are good. If done by a child from a tender age, it will become the habit and good for the environs as well. This is a part of Eco parenting.
1. Do not waste it! Be clear about the same while you are home. Let them learn that wasting is a bad habit and it is like wasting natural resources from the world. Reuse and recycle is a must procedure as a part of Eco parenting.
2. Get into swapping activities, cousins or siblings must share their toys, clothes, books, notebooks, and more. Teach sharing is caring and is also good for the environment.
3.Save electricity, from tender age tell them to check on the switches if they are moving around.
4. Carpooling is the need of the hour, same schools or coaching, tell them to share the cab or car. Less population, better living.Go shopping with your bags.
5.Teach them that plastic is a waste product and it must be abandoned.