“Compassion is the basis of morality.”
― Arthur Schopenhauer
One of the most critical tasks that parents undertake is to teach values and morals to their children. Inculcating values like honesty and integrity etc is extremely difficult. But these values and morals are too important to be left to chance. Most parents understand this and take concrete steps to teach their children values.
In this article, we will cover effective strategies that parents can use to better their value education for their children.
Effective strategies to teach values to your children
A book published in 2010, Teaching Your Children Values, lists a few strategies that can help you inculcate values in your children. They are as follows:
Like everything else, do not expect children to internalise values immediately. Give them time to understand values and answer their questions, if any. It will help them get a comprehensive understanding of the value. For older children, parents might want to discuss which values truly matter to them and why. As always, keep showing up for your children, be patient and consistent and you will see results in no time.
Did you find this article helpful? What are some of the strategies that you use to inculcate values in your children? Do share your thoughts in the comment section below.
Eyre, L., Eyre, R. (2010). Teaching Your Children Values. United Kingdom: Touchstone.
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