Parenting - Behaviour | 3-12 yrs

8 Important Life Lessons For Children

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As we grow up, we learn more and more about life from our experiences. The lessons we learn during our journey through life helps us improve our experience of life and become better humans. While adults can learn from their everyday experiences, children need to be taught certain fundamental life lessons.

Flip through the pages of our ClipBook to get an idea about 8 important life lessons you must teach your child.

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1. Be Kind

Most parents want their kids to grow into ethical, caring and sensitive adults who care about others. While human beings are hardwired for kindness, we must be shown how to cultivate this attribute. Kids, in particular, need that guidance...

2. Show Respect

We often forget that children aren’t born with a built-in sense of respect for others. While each child has a different personality, all children need to be taught to be respectful. From birth, kids learn...

3. Express Gratitude

Teaching our kids to say "thank you" is important, but truly instilling a sense of gratitude in them is another matter entirely. Gratitude goes beyond good manners -- it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

4. Shoo Away Fear

Who, among us, can honestly state that we have never been afraid of anything? At some point or the other in our lives, we have always feared something. For some of us, it might be that pesky, creepy, crawly, hairy eight-legged creature...

5. Have A Great Work Ethic

According to World magazine, skipping work just got a lot easier. “Millions of Americans work dead-end jobs, and sometimes they just need a day off,” reasons John Liddell...

6. Be Creative

Many people assume that creativity is an inborn talent that their kids either do or do not have: just as all children are not equally intelligent, all children are not equally creative. But actually, creativity is ...

7. Love Learning

Your job as a parent is not to teach your kid everything you know, but rather to encourage him to want to discover things for himself. If you instill in him the mindset that learning is fun, he will grow up to be a lifelong learner...

8. Be A Problem-Solver

A 2010 study published in Behaviour Research and Therapy found that kids who lack problem-solving skills may be at a higher risk of depression and suicidality. Additionally, the researchers found...

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