Parenting

FOCUS ON YOUR CHILD'S STRENGTHS, NOT WEAKNESSES “What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” John Lubbock In society, we are urged to develop our weaknesses, not our strengths. One of the most common questions on a job interview is, "What are your strengths and weaknesses?"  With children, if a weakness is highlighted more... Continue Reading →

Parenting

Instill core life values in your child “If you as parents cut corners, your children will too. If you lie, they will too. If you spend all your money on yourselves and tithe no portion of it for charities, colleges,  churches, synagogues, and civic causes, your children won't either. And if parents snicker at racial and gender... Continue Reading →

Parenting

Teach your children to be true to him/herself “I prefer to be true to myself, even that the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” Frederick Douglas Younger children like to pretend to be someone else. Think about when you were a child. Was... Continue Reading →

Parenting

Teach your children to forgive “Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; Therefore, we are saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; Therefore, we are saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone. Therefore, we are saved by love.... Continue Reading →

Parenting

Teach your child to be responsible for their actions “The price of greatness is responsibility” Winston Churchill   As parents, we want to always protect our children from any harm. Sometimes we try to protect them from themselves. When they are young and dependent on us, we are responsible for their care and well being.... Continue Reading →

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