How can parents use Aristotle's virtues to raise successful kids? Courage, truthfulness, and fulfillment are among the virtues discussed. Parents can help children develop these virtues by teaching them how to face fears, be honest, and live a life in accordance with reason and virtue.
How Aristotle’s Virtues Help Us
Raise Successful Kids
How Aristotle's Virtues Help
Parents Raise Successful Kids
Raising children is hard work,
and parents around the world
often look for guidance on how to
do it right.
His ethical virtues can help
children grow into confident
and fulfilled adults.
Thanks, Aristotle! When children
arrive in the world, parents hope
to create a life that will equip
them with the tools they need be
happy, confident and fulfilled
With Aristotle's guidance on virtue-based
living, parents can give kids what they need
most - internal stability founded upon moral
excellence - so they may navigate life's
challenges with grace and ease! Read about
how raising successful kids correlates with
Aristotle's definition of happiness.
While some of these virtues
may come naturally to your
children, others will need to
How can parents use Aristotle's
virtues to raise successful kids?
Aristotle believed that there were
certain virtues which were
necessary for a happy, fulfilled
Courage Aristotle defined courage as "a
mean with regard to feelings of confidence
and fear." In other words, courageous
people are not completely without fear or
completely confident; rather, they have
learned how to control their fear and use it
in positive ways.
Truthfulness Aristotle's definition of
truthfulness is "a mean with regard to
telling the truth and lying." In other words,
truthful people are not always completely
honest or completely dishonest; rather,
they have learned how to use honesty in
Fulfillment Aristotle's definition of
fulfillment is "a life well lived in
accordance with reason and virtue." In
other words, a fulfilled life is one in
which we use our reason and our virtue
to make choices that will lead us toward
We all want our children to be
successful - but what does that
mean? And how do we achieve
it? This blog post dives into the
answer, using Aristotle's virtues
as a guide.
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