Lord, please surround my kids with friends and adults who point them toward You, and in ways that complement my own deficits in parenting. I will remember this one day when I have my own kids, but for now I pray this for my nieces and nephew.
i see this friend being you marie! lol Funny Friendship Ecard: A friend will calm you down when you are angry, but a BEST friend will skip beside you with a baseball bat singing 'someone's gonna get it'.
Look your child in the eyes and with a smile say, "I think you're special and I really like the way God made you." Practical Tips and Ideas on Loving Your Kids.will start saying this to my kids but instead of like, I will say Love!