Built for parents, backed by experts.

Welcome to Nurture Network!

We are a community that's built by parents and backed by experts.

We are a community of support and encouragement: one with your desire to give your child what's best

Parenting Made Easy

We believe that to be a good parent, one must be well informed. We provide our members with helpful resources on parenting, nutrition, domesticity and womanhood.

Fellow parents in the community share their own experiences and helpful tips which keeps our resource materials up-to-date.

Ask the Expert

Thanks to our resident experts, we are also able to provide sound professional and medical advice for the members of the community.

Share your experiences and become part of the community today.

Join the Nurture Network

Best Ways to Teach Values to Your Children

Raising a well-mannered child is on top of the list of every parent’s goal because a child’s manners and values are the gauge that measures their parenting skills. Especially in a collectivist country like the Philippines, however your child acts, good or bad, it’ll be reflected on your own image. So parents try to set a good example for their child, but often they end it there. Beyond being a good role model, there are more ways to influence and teach your child.  

  1. Encourage your child to do acts of kindness and generosity. You may start small like opening doors for elders and eventually lead to something big like attending charity events. Let your child experience these things first-hand and let them realize that these acts can be very satisfying.
  2. Share your experiences to your child. If you share what you do and how you feel about them, your child might get inspired by your actions. Tell them even about the bad choices you’ve made, so they’ll learn from your mistakes.
  3. Monitor your child’s use of technology. One of your biggest rivals in raising your child well is technology. You’ll be surprised as to how much they’re influenced by things they see through the screen. Make sure you know that your child’s watching appropriate programs for him and that he isn’t spending all his time with technology.
  4. Make them responsible for their mistakes and promises. Let them fix their own problems, only step in when you think it’s something that they really can’t handle on their own. Also, don’t let them get out of things they promised to do. This will teach them that there’s much to be responsible for in this world. With that said, you also have to be responsible for your own. Apologize to your child whenever you feel like you fell short or messed up.
  5. Recognize their good deeds. This is where the reward system kicks in, but it doesn’t have to be something big. Sometimes even a simple pat on the back, words of acknowledgement  or a small treat can go a long way with your kids. This will encourage them to continue the type of behavior you want.

Children make a lot of mistakes, and most of the time they aren’t aware of it so try to be lenient. When they’re aware of their mistakes, give them the time to muster up an apology. Sometimes it’s their fear of your reaction that’s stopping them to talk. A good and long talk that explains their bad behavior is more effective than verbal or physical punishments.



  • Sweat, Becky. “10 Practical Ways to Teach Your Children Right Values.” http://www.ucg.org/marriage-and-family/10-practical-ways-teach-your-children-right-values/, unknown publication date. Web. 9 June 2014.

What is your parenting style?

You feel best as a mom or parent if you are able to (Choose 1):

Be there for important milestones like collecting her drawings from class or creating a photo book of her first trip to the zoo.

See your child being the top of her class and constantly receiving citations in school.

Monitor your child's progress and make sure that she develops according to her age.

Make sure that your child always stays healthy and seldom gets sick or hurt.

Make the most out of your bonding time with your child.

Give your child the most fun experience she can have while growing up.

Please choose your answer.

Want more info about the survey?

Ask the Expert

In order to post your questions to our expert you need to sign in. Not a member? Register now and get access to personalized contents, tailored newsletters and personalized content.

Related Articles

  • The Effects of Having a Caregiver

    Taking care of a child can be draining physically, emotionally and even mentally.

  • Creative Family Bonding Ideas

    For busy parents, finding quality time to be with your kids and the entire family can be a very big challenge. However, the best way to save time, money and get some good family bonding is at the confines of your own home.

  • Hiring a Tutor Is It For My Child

    “Who got the highest score?” The prevailing question in all of grade school, high school, and sometimes even college.

Suggested Articles

20 Travel Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy on an Airplane

Travelling is always a nice thing to do with the family—you get to spend time with the family members, establish communication, and just simply bond.

2 years ago


WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding up to 6 months of age. Wyeth Nutrition fully supports this and continued breastfeeding, along with the introduction of complementary foods as advised by your doctor or health authority.