Your child can show integrity by:

  • being honest and trustworthy toward his or her peers, friends, and family members
  • admitting his or her mistakes and learning from them
  • making the right choices and following through with the appropriate actions

Encouraging integrity in your child:<

  • Encourage and praise your child when he or she shows integrity. Talk to your child about what it means to have integrity.
  • Provide your child with opportunities to actively engage in discussions that will help develop his or her opinions.
  • Encourage your child to think about whether something is ethically right or wrong.

Integrity: Doing what is right even when it is diffcult