Smoking is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Lung cancer and other respiratory system diseases are just few of the negative effects of smoking. But, despite from all the respiratory diseases you can get from smoking, addiction is the most serious one. Everyone knows smoking is not a good habit, everyone even you. However, despite the fact that it can actually cause you death, some people still enjoys sniffing nicotine from their cigarettes. Wanna know the reason? Because smoking will get you addicted to it. That is why quitting is so hard. Quitting is so hard especially with young people. And as parent, it is your job to help them quit smoking, but how?
This is few of the things you can do to help your child stop using cigarettes.
1. Educate Your Child
While too much information can give a lot of questions, ignorance on the other hand can get you to troubles. Nowadays, information and facts are easily spread among people, but, still, there are people who don’t make use of it as an advantage. So, your main responsibility as a parent is to make sure that they are receiving all the necessary information about smoking. Ranting or scolding your child is far from talking with them in an diplomatic manner. When talking to your child, never use an angry expression instead keep your discussion on cigarettes lowkey and substantial.
2. Lengthen your Ties
No matter how hard it is for you to convince your child to quit smoking, do not give up with them. Between you and your child the pain if quitting cigarettes smoking is mutual and even. Therefore you need a lot of patience and compassion to accompany them throughout the process.
3. Know Other Alternatives
When talking about new inventions, the generations of today are well-informed. Because New Technologies easily catch their attentions and focus. And as for you, you need to be well aware of the many new things for them. And luckily, among these many new things is the use of cigarettes smoking. Quitting smoking is really a hard thing to do. But, there is a less harmful way of smoking that s popular today. This is called electronic cigarettes or vape smoking. E-juice or electronic liquids are the filler of these electronic cigarette. It is much better to try e-cigarettes for it is much more safer to use than the traditional way which has nicotine. One of the good features of e-juice is that it has a variety of flavor your child can choose from, it will be a little less stressing to convince them to try it because it is highly likable and trendy.
Always, remember that there are still a handful of ways to help them quit it.