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Your child: Values vs. Virtues

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Your child: Values vs. Virtues

Values = "ideals, aspirations and good intentions residing in the mind.  By themselves they cannot lead children towards happy and productive lives".[ 1]Virtues = habits of moral action.  "They are the entrenched and... repeated actions that become the defining core of our character.  For example: the virtuous actions of courage, friendliness, good manners, tolerance, resilience/persistence, compassion, empathy, etc." [1]Benjamin Franklin established his virtues (or good habits) by writing down what he wanted to instill in himself and set at least a week to make each desired virtue a habit.  He then measured and reflected upon his progress until he established...

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