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Character Ed For Muslim Parents Part 5

Character Ed For Muslim Parents Part 5

Back to basics 

You never outgrow the need for good character. Young people need solid standards, and so do their parents. Focusing on the quality of your own character will help you teach, reinforce, advocate and model the following:

  • Trustworthiness [add link to this article]
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Fairness
  • Caring
  • Citizenship

These characters above including [ethical decision making] from the basis of honorable behavior at every age. It’s not easy, but with persistence and consistency, our future generation will have the best character there is. We will continue our discussion with *Caring and will continue to cover the remainder throughout the week. Here’s a simple guild on the do’s and don’ts when it comes to building amazing caring character in your Muslim child.  

But first...what is the definition of caring?

Caring is being kind, helpful and generous to everyone. Caring people are not selfish; they are considerate and always think about how their conduct affects others. They have compassion and empathy; they care how others feel and they are charitable and forgiving. They do good deeds without thought of reward.

Caring Dos

  • Show you care about others though kindness, caring , generosity and compassion.
  • Live by the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you want to be treated, and even if they do not reciprocate good treatment, you still treat them with care.
  • Think how every decision, word or action will impact every stakeholder.

Caring Don’ts

  • Don’t be selfish
  • Don't be mean or cruel.
  • Don’t be insensitive to the feelings of others.

Mark your calendar! Next blog post: May 16, 2018 Topic: Respect


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