Want “Successful” Children? Check Out These 13 Traits YOU Should Have, According to Science

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We all want the best for your little ones; there’s no denying that. And while there isn’t a set recipe for raising do-good children, researchers found common factors that predict success. Not shockingly, they noticed much of it was influenced by the parents (hey, no pressure, right?!).

According to the researchers, here’s what parents of successful kids have in common:

1. They make their kids do chores.

2. They teach their kids social skills.

3. They hold high expectations.

4. Both parents share a healthy relationship with each other, even through a divorce.

5. The parents attained higher educational levels.

6. They teach their kids math early on.

7. They develop a healthy relationship with their kids (aka “sensitive caregiving“)

8. They’re less stressed.

9. They value effort over avoiding failure.

10. The moms work.

11. They have a higher socioeconomic status.

12. They are “authoritative” rather than “authoritarian” or “permissive.”

13. They teach “grit.”

To read why each of these traits are influential, click here.

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H/T: Business Insider