Can children be great role models in today’s world? 

There is the misconception that only adults are true inspiration and role models for children. The reality is that children of the day can teach us a lot. As strange as this may sound the fact is that if you look closely to how the children of today are you will find that they actually live their life in a very positive and effective manner. Turn the clock back in time and you look at our lives and the way we functioned earlier.

The heroes of today are children and here is the reason why

Children today are a lot more mature and understand their responsibilities at a very early age. The maturity levels of children today can really astound us if we pay close attention to how nicely they behave. Children have an amazing way to deal with various situations in their lives. As much as parents want to safeguard and protect them, the reality is that children are actually capable of taking care of themselves. Let us look at some of the ways children can actually inspire us.

The way they battle daily challenges

The environment that children live in today is very competitive and challenging. At a very early age, children learn how to compete and take control of their lives amongst the chaos and lifestyle that today’s life offers. Everyday babies start fresh and explore various opportunities and adventures that come their way. Along with that, all of them have learnt the art of letting go and moving on. For them every day is a new learning experience, which helps them to grow emotionally and mentally.

Living life to the fullest

Another reason why children are actually the walls of today is because they have the ability to live life to the fullest. Kids today deal with a lot of pressure, but at the same time they live every moment of their life in the most effective and productive manner. If you compare the childhood that parents had to the present lifestyle of children, you can clearly see that children have learnt and understood that challenges and situations are a part and parcel of life. They do not compromise with their lives and do what they feel is right. They believe in enjoying every second that they get and doing things that make them happy.

Children are more courageous today

The courage and strength that children have today is amazing. They do not fear humiliation of failure but believe in moving on and not bending down to negativity and situations. Apart from that, they are forced to grow up and mature at a very early age due to the environment that they live in today. Nevertheless, they always find alternative and ways to tackle different situations in their life.

Children are advanced in various factors

Today a 2 year old is technological advanced when compared to. A child today can teach us how we can learn new things and show us that age is not a factor when it comes to making our lives better. Apart from that, they also believe in learning new things and have a curiosity to go and explore the unknown. Their strength and confidence in themselves proves that they can take on any situation in their lives and come out to be winners.

They have compassion and love

Although they deal with a lot at a very early age, their way of looking at life is very different from their parents. They believe in showing compassion and love to people and their environment in their own special manner. Kids of today have taken various initiatives for the environment, animals and even their fellow human beings. They stand by their peers and friends through every situation and do not judge people by what they hear.

Let your children be free and see the difference

To truly understand the potential of your child, you have to be willing to see things without being judgmental. If you have faith in your child and if you stand by them as a parent, you will see that without a doubt, your children have the ability to teach you a lot more than what you can teach them. No doubt, they do require our guidance and help, but the bigger picture is that if we adults set aside our ego we can truly learn from kids in many ways.


Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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