TOEFL Essay Topic 179 - What are some of the qualities of a good parent? Use specific details and examples to explain your answer.
If I was the parent, I think the qualities of a good parent should be the love, trust and support
If I was the parent, I think the qualities of a good parent should be the love, trust and support for children. Because the love for children can let them have philanthropy and be willing to care and help others; the trust for children can bring up the independence and self-discipline of them; the support for children can let them show more confidence.
I was bron from a big family with one brother and two sisters. In my impression, When we are infancy, the living condition is very hard. But my parent still let us live well as possibble as they can,
All these uncontional love from the parent prompted me and my brother and sisters care and help each other. Even today, we still kept this convention. Furthermore, There are some sociologists took a investigation and concluded that the children lived in love and care from the parent show more sympathy and kind to others than the children lived in little love and care from the parent. So let children feel the love from the parent is very important.
Trust for the children also is a key quality of a good parent. My parent always trust me, so I always arrange my spare time by myself. I felt I should be responsible for the trust of my parent, So I never waste my spare time and indulge myself. I should thank my parent, without their trust, I would not be as independent as I am.
Finally, A good parent should support their children. I still remember when I faced making the decision about choosing the major of university. Most of friends and relatives of mine think I should studying the accounting for the better job. But I am enjoy in electrical engineering. At that point time, My parent support me make my own way not follow in others footsteps. Without their support, I would not feel confident being on my own.
Based all these reasons and examples. I always believed that love, trust and support for children are three important qualities of a good parent.