Some things in life are better caught than taught. A relationship with Christ might very well be one of those things. Read what Sean tells us about kids pursuing Christ on their own, another great article from our archives.
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Camping in the mountains! A day at the beach! A professional baseball game! Chuck E Cheese! Dairy Queen! Battleship! Monopoly! Go Fish! Do any of these bring to mind any incredible memories for you? Kyle reminds us of the value of making time for these things for our family.
Are you ever so frustrated at your child’s lack of follow through you want to sentence them to time in their room or with other restrictions until they finish the task? You’re not the only one – I’ve been in that state of mind plenty of times. Let’s take a look at some parenting tactics to get us on the right path.
Do you have a child who doesn’t really need to study or a child who has to work extra hard just to make a passing grade? Madi shows us how helping our kids develop healthy study habits no matter where they fall on this spectrum can set them up for great success in life.
In our good intent, sometimes we parents do so much for our kids we cripple them as they enter adulthood. Judah’s words are worth taking in. He not only reminds us that our kids becoming more independent of us and more dependent on Jesus is one of the greatest things we teach our kids, he gives us some how-to’s as well!
Maybe I’m not the only one who lives in the tension of letting (or requiring) the kids to help and simply knocking out a task on my own. One is better for the short term and the other for the long. Ashley reminds us of the tremendous value of handing over tasks to our kids as they learn and grow under our care.
We all know it’s the best and worst part of the game…two opposing teams coming together in a sign of sportsmanship by shaking hands. Judah learned a life-long lesson as a teen at one such occasion and shares with us the importance of it.
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Now, on to Dads Being Heroes…
“Hey bud, you ever hear the word ‘sex’ at school?” Imagine the gasp, the darting eyes, the thoughts of wanting to escape to anywhere but this conversation with Dad!! Well, these kinds of conversations between a parent and a child are SO needed. Sean gives us the why and the how. Let’s be brave!
What’s the trick? What can motivate a child to take ownership of their faith? It seems like a magic formula would come in handy in this area. Let’s see what Ben points us to in God’s Word…