Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a great starting point for every aspiring great parent. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Good parents want 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, psychologists have pointed to several factors that predict success.