How to be a good friend – These days, it can be hard to find friends that have good qualities. When it comes down to it, it’s important to teach your child the qualities that make them a good friend. What you teach your children will rub off on others and that is always a good thing.
TEACHING KIDS HOW TO BE A GOOD FRIEND
- TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE COMPASSIONATE
One of the best things you can teach your child in order for them to be a good friend is compassion. Compassion teaches your child to care about others. Instead of walking past someone that needs help, teach your child to help in any way they can, within reason of course.
- TEACH YOUR CHILD TO LISTEN
Another great quality that good friends possess is the ability to listen. Listening is a quality that every good friend should have. Teach your child to listen to someone’s heart and not to do all the talking. Listening is a skill that many adults are missing out on. Do what is takes to make sure your children have that quality down.
- TEACH YOUR CHILD TO LOVE OTHERS
One quality of a good friend that every child should possess is to love others. Sometimes others are not easy to love, but it is necessary. The people who you don’t want to love, need love the most.
Teaching your child how to be a good friend may not always be easy, but it is necessary. You’ll thank yourself later in life when you took the time to teach your children these qualities. How do you teach your children to be a good friend? I’d love to hear your tips.
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