No one is born a genius. We all have the same set of skill being infants and develop them through our childhood and sometimes even through all our life. Thus, everyone can become a genius with a proper approach to upbringing.

Of course, the responsibility for bringing up a genius totally lies on the parents. Grown-ups can decide for themselves what they should do, what they should read, and what classes to attend. Small kids have no possibility to make such decisions. They follow the desires of their parents. If the parents are not interested in a development of their kids, they can hardly become geniuses. But changing the approach to raising a child, parents can change kids’ set of mind and make them more intelligent and open to the world. Here are 9 the most effective tips that will help you to raise a smart kid who will turn into a dedicated and wise adult.

1. Get rid of a TV set in a nursery

Why do we watch a TV? Some of us watch the news, others wait for the favorite TV series, someone is killing time by switching channels. Why do infants watch TV? They do that only because their parents turn on TV in the nursery. Some parents tell that their kids start to cry if they do not watch cartoons as they have got used to them. This is a crucial mistake: first parents start to show cartoons to their kids, and later they do not know how to stop them watching TV.

Perhaps, you are wondering why TV is so dangerous to kids. According to the latest studies, which support the ideas that have been discussed for a few years, watching TV impairs cognitive functions and interferes brain development. So if you want to raise a genius, get rid of the TV in the nursery.

2. Breastfeed

Everyone knows the benefits of breastfeeding: the immune system gets stronger, a kid receives natural microelements, and physical connection with mom promotes a better development of a nervous system. Besides, breastfeeding has a strong impact on the development of cognitive functions.

3. Listen to the classical music together with your child

Everyone knows the curative effect of music. It helps us relax, get concentrated and stabilize our emotions. Additionally, classic music helps in developing brain areas responsible for language and reasoning. Moreover, listening to the music improves memory and helps with building connection between images and sounds.

4. Choose a musical instrument for your kid

Your kid may not become a great musician, but learning to play some instrument will definitely make him better in verbal skills. The correlation of music and language is not so obvious for common people, but the researches demonstrate that kids who have been taking music classes have higher IQ and are better with languages.

5. Proper nutrition

Obesity is no longer a problem of grownups. Today, children suffer from this it almost as much frequently as adults. We know that overweight is dangerous to physical development but the negative effect on the cognitive function is still a secret for many parents. However, kids with weight problems have significantly lower mental capacities. For example, on reading tests they demonstrate 11% lower results than kids with normal weight.

6. Preschool importance

Some parents decide that their kids do not need preschool as they can study everything at home. In fact, pre-school includes not only studying but also socializing and learning how to behave in society. Adults who attended preschool graduate the university more frequently than those who missed this step.

7. Learning foreign languages

There are some additional benefits for your kids expect for the obvious importance of studying foreign languages. These benefits include better memory, enhances verbal skill, ability to concentrate quicker, and the general increase of cognitive skills.

8. Avoid playing computer games

Excessive playing computer games distract children from studying, influences the quality of sleep, and ruins a nervous system. Of course, there are many games that are created for the kid's development, still, it is better to control how much time your kid spends on the computer. The results of excessive playing games are dreadful: these kids show almost 10% lower results than kids who rarely play games or limit this time to 30 minutes per day.

9. Read with your kids

Reading is a basis for intelligence. If you want your kid to become a genius, make reading his habit. Remember that kids always follow their parents, so if you want your children to love reading, you need to love reading as well.

Raising a genius is your responsibility to your kid. These 9 tips are the least you can do. Of course, your support and your love will be the basis for growing a child who can change this world for better!

Author's Bio: 

With a background in education and entrepreneurship, Jake Lester currently writes for the educational blogging projects. Jake writes for many blogs and gives useful advice for entrepreneurs, students, and educators. He likes to cover stories in productivity, careers, and education. Connect with him on Twitter and Facebook