The way one carries himself as an individual and the manner in which he behaves in situations good and bad, depends a lot on the way he has been brought up. Most of one's personality traits are acquired during childhood. The way one thinks and acts is shaped by the way he has been raised, which is why parents have a very important role to play in a child's development. Parenting is about teaching children to differentiate between the right and the wrong, making them capable, and supporting their emotional, social, and intellectual development. For the children's upbringing to be healthy, the parents need to dedicate enough time to them, adopt the right ways of teaching or guiding them, and create an environment conducive to the children's development.
One's knowledge about child raising comes from his own upbringing. The experiences one has during childhood and the environment one is raised in, reflects in the kind of parent one becomes. Thus, being brought up by parents who cared, and in a healthy environment, makes one better equipped to be a good parent. Here is our compilation of quotes on parenting and upbringing children.