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Character Traits We Want In Our Kids – How To Be A Better Parent Julian Caldwell
52 Character Traits We Want In Our Kids
GetConectDad began as a fatherhood guide for my kids but has quickly become a place where 100,000 people read, visit, share, and collaborate on all of our platforms each month. 400+ parent/writers from dozens of countries have joined this adventure and contribute stories, advice, comments, tweets, and support for this community. We are focused on identifying the character traits that are important for our kids.
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Our primary goal is to find ways for all of our families to engage in more significant ways with our kids. We call it ‘getting ConnectDADTM,’ thus GetConnectDad! If you want to know more about our story, please visit our about page.
Most of our writing centers around “52 Character Traits We Want In Our Kids”; however, other topics are spread throughout the site. Here i the list of character traits we are writing on.
As universal and fundamental as parenting is, not everyone agrees on what the rules really are. Parenting styles vary widely, and many times, conventional wisdom gets challenged by new scientific developments. If you are [...]
When I was younger, my parents, especially my Father, wanted to ensure that I was self-sufficient, self-motivated, but most importantly, self-disciplined. We all learn what is right and what is wrong, we develop a [...]
The little girl stands at the doorstep, smiling after asking the question.
Noah shouts "hello" to the little girl, then asks “can I go out please Daddy?”
I begrudgingly say, “yes” and give him a five-minute limit.
When I was new in my faith, the mother of a young, strong-willed boy, I despaired when I saw behaviors that alarmed me, and I wondered what to do. Adamantly refusing to say, “I’m sorry” or “I forgive you…” bonking his friend with the toy…demanding “I lead YOU, Mommy!” and refusing my authority as parent…would this lead him far from God? Would he grow up and become a drug dealer or a convict?!
Encouragement is promoting one’s well being and helping them strive to their full potential. In order to teach our children to be encouraging we must show them by our own actions towards others and how we raise them should be encouraging as well. Encouragement goes a long way. It helps with self-image and can help others feel good and motivate them to push themselves to pursue their dreams.