Fairness is too often misunderstood, undervalued, or downright ignored. But it is also one of the central tenants of a prosperous and just society. More than merely meaning “equality,” fairness means leveling the playing field and making sure everyone has what they need to succeed.
Without fairness, we leave people behind who might not have the same advantages that many of us do. And so it is vital that we begin teaching our children to be fair at an early age so that the culture they create as adults are one which gives everyone the chance to prosper.
We’re going to take a look at 6 ways you can teach your child fairness so that they have a better chance of growing up to be just, equitable, and kind people.
While the older children in your household are likely to have a better grasp on the civil rights movement and King’s efforts, start small with the little ones by explaining how everyone can help make a difference in the world through kindness and respect, just like King did.
Here are five ways you can help even the youngest member of your family understand the importance of his life.
Parents can help their children develop healthy habits early in life. This will bring lifelong
benefits. As a parent, you can encourage your children to learn good habits that may include
good social skills, good manners and also help them evaluate some of their food choices and
physical activity habits. It takes time to acquire a habit, so parents need to be patient with their
children. Repeating a behavior or action on a daily basis will help your child inculcate it more
Here are some tips and guidelines to get you started.