THE ROLE OF PARENTS IN AN ACADEMIC INSTITUTION.
Parents are cut out to play four(4)major roles in the upbringing or a child within an educational environment namely:
We must instruct our children:
*To behave well in public.
*To rise up early each day.
*To pray first thing as they rise.
*To be the first to greet people.
*To clean up themselves properly.
*To clean their environment.
*To be early and timely to every daily tasks.
To be orderly.
*To be respectful to people.
*To speak in descent language.
*To organise themselves.
*To plan their schedules.
*To have their daily timetable off hand .
*To comport themselves in quietness.
*To be articulate, reasonable and expectant.
*To ask questions once in doubt.
*To listen carefully with understanding.
*To act with decorum, courtesy and humility always.
*To defend the family name and image at all times.
*To obey elders, set rules and regulations.
*To pray before retiring to bed at night.
We must rebuke our children:
*When they portray laziness.
*When they are prayer less.
*When they appear dirty.
*When they're insolent.
*When they speak foul language.
*When they speak improperly.
*When they sit carelessly.
*When they participate in unsolicited discussions.
*When the come late to appointments or tasks.
*When they talk back to elders in anger.
*When you notice Pride in them.
*When they become spendthrift.
*When they eat irregularly.
*When they cannot control their appetite.
*When you notice ostentatious lifestyle in them
*When they think materialism always.
*When they unnecessarily compare themselves with others.
*When they speak abusively of of other parents or elders or mates.
*When you notice the spirit of hate in them.
*When they may hate speeches.
*When they complain always about others.
*When they move with suspicious characters.
*When they are not extolling learning.
*When they're are not proud of academic achievements.
*When they abuse their teachers at home.
*When they discredit their school.
*When they plan to revenge or retaliate against actions.
*When they renege to obey constituted authority.
*When they fail to pray.
Parents must Praise their children :
*When they do well in exams.
*When they are properly dressed.
*When they speak well in public.
*When they speak well of their institution and teachers.
*When they speak well of others.
*When their carriage is descent.
*When they express Godly values.
*When they always talk about academic excellence.
*When they spend less time watching TV.
*When they spend more time studying.
*When they spend less time talking.
*When they spend more time listening.
*When they spend right time praying.
*When they spend less time playing.
*When they know what to do.
*When they know what is right.
*When they refuse to do what is wrong.
*When their ambition is to be the best academically.
*When they speak of becoming Professors tomorrow.
Parents must Teach their children :
*How to live an honest life.
*How to live amongst people.
*How to live in comfort with others.
*How to love and appreciate others.
*How to love their teachers, school and those in authority over them.
*How to obey rules and regulations.
*How to live in dignity and self esteem.
*How to plan your future.
*How to raise a Godly home.
*How proper education answers to most of life's challenges.
*How to escape from bad friendship.
*How to pick a career.
*How to develop your career.
*How to pass through life successfully by depending on God and not man.
*How to pass examinations without malpractice.
*How to be studious and build their brains.
*How to set academic standards for now and their future.
*How to become an intellectual guru.
*How to flaunt Excellent achievements and not beauty.
*How to be an intellectual celebrity and not a Silverbird Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria without certificate