A well bred person instantly draws attention; such a person is usually courteous, calm, confident and willing to help.
India, a country hued with a vibrant and rich cultural past has a value system almost 3000 years old. And even after so many years Indian parents still try to live by these values keep them alive in their children.
Traditionally Indian parents lay a lot of stress on values like peaceful co-existence, respect for elders, spirituality, respecting even the tools of your trade, joyousness and hospitality.
A great importance is paid to family ties and unlike any other western culture where youngsters usually live all by themselves, Indian parents live with their children even after they settle down. Age-old practices like Yoga and Meditation also play a very important role in shaping the character of a child. It teaches tolerance and attaining gradual progress in controlling all the faculties of human psyche.
The family is the key to upbringing of kids by Indian parents. Teaching their kids to obey their elders and showing due respect to them in every occasion and situation is very essential for Indian parents. The old always hold the rules in making every important decision within the family whether it’s a financial matter or a relationship.
Children are always taught not to address their elders by names even if they’re not related to you in any way.
Unlike western traditions individualism is looked down upon in the Indian society as it has always inclined on the goal to serve its society and fulfilling family dreams rather than chasing one’s individual dreams.
Education is considered as the backbone of Indian value system. Indian parents always urge their kids to acquire an excellent education and command them to steer clear of mundane distractions which could intercept their growing process.
Indian parents firmly believe in the fact that good breeding is all about training a child to be good citizen and an asset to the society. They are brought up to pay back their debts to the society which has cared for their needs.
In India character and religion are regarded two facets of the same coin. We know that every religion lays down certain rules before us and those who stick to these rules are surely bound by a good character. Moral science is even a part of syllabus in most of the Indian schools.
As parents we may hope our children are good athletes, achieve in school, and are artistically gifted or good looking but nothing is as important as their moral behavior.
Children develop morality slowly and in stages. These stages have their base in a secure attachment and basic trust, beginning in the pre school years and developing till adulthood.
Helping children grow morally and making good families is one and the same thing. So when you’re doing one you’re obviously fostering the other.