Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

8 Good Qualities That Parents Should Nurture In Their Child

ParentCircle

Every parent wants to raise a child brimming with good qualities. But, though we all may want this, it can be one the hardest things to do, and there are no shortcuts to it. 

Being kind, honest, compassionate, understanding and loving are a few good qualities that we expect every individual to have. 

Inculcating good qualities in children not only benefits them, but also helps them lead lives that are happy and satisfying. For example, research has shown that acts of kindness help children focus better and improve academic performance. Similarly, being curious helps children learn, resilience helps them bounce back from failures and stay committed to their goal, and honesty ensure that they don't give in to temptations.

Our ClipBook lists eight good qualities that every parent should strive to nurture in their child. Flip through the pages to know how you can help your child imbibe them.

loading

Honesty

It’s important for children to learn to be honest. The ability to not give in to temptations or waver from the right path for small gains should be inculcated right from childhood. Honesty is also a key ingredient for success in all areas of life...

Compassion

When it comes to reaching out to others and connecting with them, being compassionate helps. Compassion also helps us be helpful, kind, respectful, considerate and empathetic. So, the earlier parents begin to teach their child to be compassionate,...

Humility

Humility is an important quality to have. Although, people often mistake humility for meekness, it is not so. Individuals who are humble inspire trust and confidence in those around them. Humble individuals are also caring and able to empathise wi...

Courage

Sometimes, life can get incredibly tough. And, during such times, courage helps in facing the unfavourable circumstances and overcoming them. Being courageous helps individuals stay calm in face of adversities and come up with a plan on how to pre...

Self-Control

Self-control is an important quality for success. However, children are not born with the ability to control their desires and delay gratification. Therefore, it becomes the responsibility of parents to help their child acquire the ability to over...

Resilience

Failure is as much a part of life as is success. However, accepting failure and staying motivated does not come easily to everyone. Building resilience in a child helps him set aside the disappointment of failure and carry on until he achieves suc...

Curiosity

We are finally beginning to understand the immense benefits of being curious. Curious children do not need to be forced to do anything. They have an intrinsic motivation to learn new things. Research shows that curiosity is also linked to being cr...

Kindness

With increasing competition and the desire to stay ahead of the rest, inculcating kindness in children becomes so important. Indulging in an act of kindness helps an individual feel happy and satisfied. Research shows that when children do kind ac...

More for you