Every child has a favorite teacher; the reason for choice are varied. I have always believed that teaching is not about being favorite. It is more to do with making the child realize his/ her true potential. It goes much beyond preparing the student for school or competitive exams; it is about preparing the child to answer the questions life throws at him/ her.
One doesn’t have to hold degrees from Educational Institutes to be a teacher. Every parent irrespective of whether they have had a professional education are the first and the best teacher to the child.