Overcoming Selfishness With Honor

• • • • • Parenting Tip January 19, 2013    Overcoming Selfishness With Honor   Some parents are frustrated because their children are so self-focused that they can’t seem to grasp the concept of honoring others. How can you help children think about other people instead of always thinking about themselves? One helpful way

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What is Your Action Point?

• • • • • Parenting Tip January 15, 2013    What is Your Action Point?   Why is it that Dad can get the kids in bed faster than Mom? Or, Why do children respond differently in the classroom, on the playground, and in the home? The answer to these questions has to do

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Compliance versus Obedience

• • • • • Parenting Tip January 12, 2013 Compliance versus Obedience Some parents say, “I can usually get my children to do what I say eventually.” Parents sometimes think that obedience is the same as compliance. When you say to your son, “Please leave the computer and help me bring the groceries in

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Understanding Obedience

• • • • • Parenting Tip January 4, 2013  Understanding Obedience  We live in a society where an emphasis on teaching obedience sounds to some like heavy-handed authoritarianism. Parents don’t want to be dictators so they sometimes move far away from anything that looks like being controlling. This is unfortunate since God is the

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The Stop Rule

• • • • • Parenting Tip December 29, 2012   The Stop Rule   Teasing and playing around can be amusing, but usually one person wants to stop before the other. Angry words and tears often bring an end to what started out as fun. Incorporating a “Stop Rule” in your family will help

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