Posts Tagged ‘raising children’

Job Requirements

Provide affirmation, information, clarity about values, limits, boundaries, and guidance.

Establish clear boundaries with family power dynamics.

Establish a sense of confidence in the home along with authority.

Keep your child young as long as possible

Keep them away from things deemed for adults

Do not let T.V., advertisements, and peer pressure undermine your parental authority.

Teach children to respect and obey biblical authority, but to challenge sinful authority.

Teach them adults and children are not equal.

Teach them about entitlement; teach them they are entitled to love, care, and education, but not worldly possessions. Explain the difference between needs and wants.

Model values, purchasing habits, and communications skills

Hold tight to parental authority and stop any manipulation immediately.

Nurture your child from birth to adulthood and beyond

And always remember that no computer, television, or iPad, can teach your child how the world works.

You must teach your child. The best teacher is you the parent.

Proverbs 22:6 Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.