Child is responsive, attentive, and actively engaged in learning at school and enjoys participating in learning activities outside of school.
Parent(s) tell the child it is important to speak up for equal rights for all people.
Parent(s) tell the child it is important to accept personal responsibility for behavior.
Parent(s) tell the child it is important to have good health habits and an understanding of healthy sexuality.
Child thinks about decisions and is usually happy with results of her or his decisions.
Child cares about and is affected by other people’s feelings, enjoys making friends, and, when frustrated or angry, tries to calm her- or himself.
Child knows and is comfortable with people of different racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and with her or his own cultural identity
Child can stay away from people who are likely to get her or him in trouble and is able to say no to doing wrong or dangerous things.
Child sometimes thinks about what life means and whether there is a purpose for her or his life.