The issue of values in the education of children is still valid in pedagogy. Therefore, the theoretical part focuses on different explanations of the concept of values and their classifications. Attention was also paid to the multidimensionality of the concept of the quality of life and presented some results of studies related to the quality of life and theirs compounded with an education in values. In the article are shown the results of their research on the interdependence between the sense of quality of life and the preferences of today’s parents to values. In particular are shown the preferences to the values of parents with low and high sense of the quality of life.