Ever have a conflict of the wills between you and your child? Let’s face it: it’s easy to give kids mixed messages. We want to be consistent, but we aren’t. We say we’re going to do what we’ve planned to do, and then we don’t. To learn to be consistent, listen to these four essentials to training up your children.
Do you ever feel that finding all the resources you need for successful parenting is an impossible task? On any given day, a parent may need to have handy a child psychology manual, a fix-it-yourself instruction guide, a volume on basic theology, and a good book on emergency first aid!
While you may not find all of those on our website, we believe you will find the resources here to be practical, invaluable, and uplifting as you seek to shape the hearts of your children. With these tools at your side, you can begin to see the role of parenting as not only one of the most challenging experiences but also one of the most rewarding.
These 12 important words from Chuck Swindoll are helpful for those who are in a transition time. These words, put into practice, will leave you more secure, self-confident, and not afraid to fly free.
Have you ever been told you’re a marvel? Do you feel genuinely unique, and capable of whatever you dream of? You will never know how empowering your children with confidence and security will help them know and accept and be who they are.
There’s nothing like a hot blast of reality to blow us off the end of a limb of theory. We think we have it all put together and then we discover how much we still have to learn.
No one’s upbringing was perfect, least of all Chuck Swindoll’s. His childhood reminiscing has some good lessons for parents.
Do your words and actions meet up? Your kids may not hear what you’re saying but they definitely notice what you do. Kids benefit from authenticity. If you’re not consistent, they will turn you off.
Children need the tenderness and compassion only a mother can give. The warmth and security of a mother’s love keeps kids balanced, healthy, and confident.
Each day you can make a difference in someone’s life. The people you come into contact with give you opportunities to extending kindness, courtesy, and compassion.
Tears have a language all their own. In some mysterious way, our bodies know their verbal limitations and then the tears come.
One of the most significant contributions the legacy of a woman leaves upon the world is an unguarded tenderness. This softens our spirits and our souls. Don’t stop. The world is hard—don’t pick up on that. Stay tender.
There are teachable moments in life where we suddenly realize we’re adults (or, we’re quickly on our way). One of the heaviest things you will carry is the difficult task of letting your children go. Have you released yours? Will you release them?