Whether you want your children to be like you or not is immaterial. If you're around them when they're in those formative years from zero to around seven they will be like you! By that I mean that they will model their behaviour on how you are and particularly how you act. Even the way they stand, hold themselve, their little gestures et cetera will be based on you - for you are their role model. Or at least one of them. The other being your partner.
So do not be a hippocrit and say: "Don't do as I do but do as I say," for it will not work. So, to reiterate, it matters not what you want: it is what they consciously and unconsciously absorb from you behaviour. If you behave right, so will they.
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