So going to institute this 'Clean your room' check list for kids! Laminate and use a dry erase marker. =) No more checking and rechecking - "Is my room clean yet, Mom?" Can I PLEASE go out side NOW??" Don't call me until the checklist is complete :)
How can we use the moment to point our children to Christ? It's the question that most heavily weighs on my heart, too. I want my children to respond to authority and correction in a manner that would be pleasing to God. These 3 questions have helped us focus the moment on what really counts!
What do you do when she digs her heels in and says, "you can't make me"? Be encouraged. You're not alone and there is a way to point her to God as you deal with the situation at hand. You'll love these tips and ideas for dealing with a defiant child in the light of the cross!