There are innumerable contributing factors that come into play when raising a child — ranging from one's own upbringing and personal belief system to any religious convictions and level of education to fears, passions, and desires. Now combine all of that with the overall impact society has on us, and you’ll start to see why no two children are raised the same way.
But while children are undoubtedly multifaceted, there are certain key qualities — or guiding traits — that most parents hope their children will have.
In partnership with LEGO DUPLO, we decided to take a closer look at how parenting styles differ by putting nine millennial moms up to the challenging task of choosing the single most important thing they want their child to be. Here’s what they had to say.