Growing up is a very complex process for children. There’s countless factors that influence children’s growth, the behavior of adults is one of the factors that plays significant role in shaping children’s inclination and character. Parents are the first and the nearest adults to be in touch with the baby once the baby is born. Though the baby can just express it’s emotion with a cry, the baby has started to learn from their parents by observing and copying the adult’s behavior. This learning environment is very important for the babies.
There is a special case reported by the press. A baby girl was abandoned when she was born. A sow fed her as a piglet. When she was about eight years old, some villagers found her, her intelligence was just similar to the two-year old baby and all of her behaviors were looked like a pig. From this case, we know child is a "mirror" which will reflect the behavior of the closet adults.
Along with the children's growth, adults will influence them much more, such as logical thinking, making decision, cooperation with others and so on. The behavior of adults can give children both good and bad influence. Most of the behaviors represent adults' inclination. For instance, if media report chiefly on the shadow side of the society, children will easily incline to violence and excessive sex. Therefore, they will be infected with bad mental state.
Behavior is a direct and convincing method to teach children. Things are easier said than done. Parents always tell children those principles repeatedly, but most children cannot accept it through these boring method. Adults’ behavior is the most effective education method to let them observe the whole process of how to deal with the problems. The children will learn from you naturally.
However, it is not of frequency that parents’ behavior imitation have a great impact on their children’ development. To be more specific, when copying bad behavior from adults, children easily influenced by...