Gospel-Centered Parenting The free 30 page resource (linked above) is a helpful expansion to my previous post. It includes thoughts on pragmatic parenting, rules vs. attitudes, keeping it simple, key character traits and what to do when you think you've messed up or it's too late.
How to help your children develop 8 character qualities that will make them healthy adults. (6:23). Henry Cloud and John Townsend have been helping me with my parenting. This six minute video will give you a great framework and overall picture of how you want your kids to be when they are adults. As parents,... Continue Reading →
As parents, we want to pass on good values to our children. We want them to grow up making right choices. We'd love to see them develop great character, excel in school, have long-lasting friendships and live with wisdom. As complex and pressure-packed as these goals may feel, accomplishing them doesn't have to be overwhelming.... Continue Reading →
| NBA.com. Want to get good at, well, anything? Consider Ray Allen's approach to excellence in his profession. Who you are when no one sees is more important than who you are when everyone is watching. Character is developed in the shadows and reveals itself in the spotlight. (Click the photo for link).
I've been reading Boundaries with Kids by Henry Cloud and John Townsend. This book is packed with great ideas related to how making good choices leads to children who grow up healthy and with great character. I came across a good section on rewards. This affects me not only as a parent, but also as... Continue Reading →