How to set a good example for your children

Sep 1, 2018 | Live, Only Berlin

Momi Shares Tips to Help Parents Teach Children by Example

How to set a good example for your children

As a parent, it is essential that you are setting an excellent example for your children. Your little ones need someone to look up to, to take inspiration from, and to admire. They don’t need to be disappointed on a regular basis or led down a dangerous path. To send out the right message, you will need to take a closer look at your behavior. It is necessary that you practice what you preach and follow through on everything you say. You won’t always get it right, but the point is that you try your best. Below are four steps that will help you to do just that.

Take excellent care of your finances

If you are going to prepare your children for the world, it is vital that you teach them the importance of financial security. Instead of spending at random and building up massive debts, your kids should be experts in curbing their expenses and growing their savings. To teach them this lesson, you will need to take excellent care of your finances. One way to do this is by setting an investment portfolio. If the property market tempts you, why not read these Roofstock reviews? They will inspire you to start investing.

Keep your family home clean and tidy

You can also set an excellent example for your children by keeping your property clean and tidy. How do you expect your kids to respect their possession, if you are a chaotic clutter bug? Take control of your household then.  Make it spotless and sufficiently organized. You could even create a cleaning schedule and get your little ones involved in the process.

Follow a healthy and happy lifestyle

Another essential step is to follow a healthy and happy lifestyle. You should be working out once a day, preparing balanced meals, drinking enough water, and getting plenty of sleep. Look after your mental health and encourage your kids to do the same. Perhaps you could organize a family meditation session. Such might be that perfect opportunity for you and your loved ones to relax and unwind. Alternatively, you could plan for a weekly hike. What better excuse for a bonding session in the open air?

Help out in your local community

Last but not least, you should make an effort to help out in your local community.  Such is a beautiful way for you to teach your children to care about more than just themselves. Is there a green space that you could transform? Do you have any elderly neighbors that would appreciate a visit? Could you spend your weekends picking up litter? Any unique skill you could share? It might take you a while, but ultimately, you will find the perfect outlet for your kind intentions. With any luck, this will encourage your youngsters to do the same.  

Teach Children by Example

How to set a good example for your children

How to set a good example for your children

How do you transmit your values to your children?  Lead by example.  Explain to them as well the reason that you do what you do.  Do not remember as well to be consistent.  Present to them a parent with manageable finances, a tidy and orderly home, a happy and healthy lifestyle, and a kind heart ready to help others.  In time, you would see a responsible citizen 15 to 20 years from now who will surely make you one proud parent.


  1. GiGi Eats Celebrities

    I think for the most part my husband and I will set good examples. I have a feeling my husband might parent me a bit though too – hahaha! Cause I totally feel like a kid sometimes.

  2. Serena R Hale

    These are great ways to set good examples for your children. I really like the community portion of the post. We have to give to others. It is not always about us.

  3. krish

    Yes children learn more from what they see….if parents are organised generally kids are also disciplined..
    Beautiful article..
    Thank you

  4. delhifundos2014

    As parents, we strive to be good role models for our kids. Very well written article. Already bookmarked this post. Thanks for sharing

  5. Fran Jorgensen

    Thank you for your great tips. The road to parenting can be a bumping one, I find myself wondering if I am doing enough for them.

  6. Jeannine D.

    This would be great and probably the perfect one to have a better life as one family or an individual.

  7. Scott Gombar

    Essentially lead by example. They learn more from observing than they do listening to you. Do as I say not as I do does not work.

  8. Evelyn Hernandez

    We as parents should always lead by example. I love that you have be healthy on your list, as we are a healthy fit family and are always showing our son to do the same.

  9. Rosey

    Leading by example is important. Kids mimic what we do, not what we say.

  10. mrsyoungade

    These are really helpful tips especially for a new mom like me. I am still learning the art of parenting and I agree on being that doing simple things like keeping the home tidy, and living a healthy lifestyle will be a good example for my kid. Thanks for sharing!

  11. Holly Hood

    Thanks for sharing these great tip. Kids need good role models and parents should teach them by examples.

  12. Sayanti

    Kids definitely need good role models while they grow. They learn from their parents so its important to set good examples for them to follow.


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