Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

Bill Gates, father, Bill Gates Sr.

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Bill Gates with father Bill Gates, Sr.

Any good parent wants their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.

Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.
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Here's what parents of successful kids have in common: