“It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” ― Roy Disney
You catch out your child lying to you and are clueless as to what to do. You wonder, and even doubt, if you have raised your child well. Helping your little one to develop responsibility, honesty and respect is usually considered just as important as teaching them skills like reading and writing.
There are a lot of great values to teach your child, which can help him grow up into a honest and successful adult. One of the best ways to teach values to children is by example.
According an article titled How to raise honest kids by Abbi Perets published in sheknows.com in 2009, ‘there are various ways to teach values to children. To begin with, understand your child’s motive – know what made the child to do a particular thing; teach children the safety of truth, and model the right behaviour’.
Parents.com, in one of its articles, has listed five values to teach your child, which include:
• Honesty: Honesty is indeed the best policy. The best way to encourage truthfulness in your children is to be a truthful person yourself.
• Justice: In order to help children internalise a true sense of justice, parents need to encourage them to take some action to remedy a wrong.
• Determination: This is one value the parents can teach to their child from an early age. One easy way to do so is by avoiding excessive praise and by providing children with honest feedback that should be delivered in a gentle, supportive fashion.
To know more about similar values to teach your child, please flip through the pages of this ClipBook.
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