These lessons are applicable to ALL parents, but fathers especially need encouragement and role models in this parenting journey. Where fatherhood is honored, children thrive. Dads, take note and take heart: You MATTER to your kids and these tips can make a difference.
Lesson 9 In truth, you can't teach children to behave better by making them feel worse. So, be a part of the ‘Construction Team’ rather than the ‘Wrecking Crew’—especially at home with those most dear to you! Lead with love, kindness, and by example, building them up rather than tearing them down. Remember that we are always teaching our kids and they become what we are—so be a positive role model for them (in both word and deed)! PASS IT ON.
Children know if you view them as a burden or as a blessing, and they are always listening. Keep this in mind when you’re talking about the demands of parenting when they are in earshot. These lessons are applicable to ALL parents, but fathers especially need encouragement and role models in this parenting journey.
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Good to remember, when you are having a bad day would you want someone to make it WORSE? Kids don't always know how to say what is bothering them. Be their savior NOT their problem or antagonist. They will value you for it.
You are not alone in this parenting journey. Parents of teenagers especially need hope. Encouragement for moms and dads of teens along with Scripture-based wisdom, advice, inspiration, and fellowship. Dear parent of teens, this is hard.
Fill your children with good thoughts before they go to bed. Ask them about their favorite part of the day, praise them for a good deed, pray with them, and tell them they’re the best gift God ever gave you. They’ll fall asleep feeling ten feet tall. -David Young #ALittleGuide
Emmy and I talk about the importance of being brave and kind all of the time. Smart, pretty, etc: those things dont matter nearly as much as being kind to everyone and being brave with your own life. These are some other great talking points as well....