The Three Rs You Should Be Teaching Your Children

The Three Rs You Should Be Teaching Your Children

As parents, there are many things we need to be teaching our children. Today, I’m sharing the Three Rs you should be teaching your children. And no, these are not what you think. Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic is necessary to get ahead in life. But every youngster should be taught respect, responsibility, and resourcefulness.

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What Are You Watering Your Children With?

What Are You Watering Your Children With?

Children are little people. Just like adults, they have feelings and emotions. The words you say and the things you do in front of your child matter because they make them who they are. What Are You Watering Your Children With? Children are sponges, soaking up everything they see and hear around them. Don’t believe me? Sit in a kindergarten classroom and watch how these little ones react to life around them. While you may hide certain things about you and your family, your children will not hide it when they are with others.

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7 Ways to Raise Children that Count

7 Ways to Raise Children that Count

There are several secret desires I have for my son when he is grown. I want him to be successful at everything he does. I want him to have the desires of his heart. I want him to have a family if he marries. While these are good things to hope for in his life, they are not what really matters. The most important desire I have for him to love the Lord and live for Him

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Helping to Develop Your Child's Self-Worth

Helping to Develop Your Child's Self-Worth

My son’s behavior is because of his self-esteem. As a teacher, it is your job to be building it up.” Those were the quick words a mother told me about her third grade boy in the car pickup line. She didn’t want to get to the root of the problem, but rather put the blame on another. When I talked with my adviser, she was mad because another year had come around with the mother refusing to come in for any parent-teacher meetings. The advice from a wiser, more experienced teacher showed me something that day, the root of the problem we were having wasn’t about self-esteem but the child's self-worth.

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