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The Greatest Responsibility for Parents


There are so many responsibilities we have as parents and before we turn around our schedule can be packed with “responsibilities.”

What we have to learn is the difference between what is an activity and what is a responsibility. Parents are responsible to teach and train their children as they grow into adulthood – and even beyond. Here is a practical tip to being a biblical parent…

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The Benefits of Knowing Your Purpose

Have you ever kicked over an anthill? What happens? By the next day, those hardworking, little ants will have rebuilt that entire hill. They’re not deterred by opposition.

They don’t quit. They just start pushing all that dirt back into place again until that hill is rebuilt. That’s what they’re called and gifted to do.

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Helping Your Child Find Their “Bent”

As parents, we can help our children answer the question, “Why am I here?” by helping them to discover their gifts and talents.

If you have five children living under your roof, then you’ve got five completely different individuals. Their personalities, likes, dislikes, attitudes, responses to things, as well as their gifts and talents are all different.

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Practical Parenting: Watch Your Mouth

 

Breaking up fights, cleaning up potty “accidents,” answering the question,”Why?” about one hundred times. Add to that dealing with meltdowns in stores, and dealing with someone making the same mistakes over and over. After a day like that, it’s easy to let you mouth vent your frustration, but it won’t make the situation any better.  Continue reading…