God exhorts children to honor father and mother: “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth” (Ephesians 6:1-3). Dr. Scott Turansky, co-founder of the National Center for Biblical Parenting, provides the following tip you can use to teach children honor. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »
“Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil” (Proverbs 4:26-27).
How Kids Think
Kids complain, “My parents won’t let me do anything!“ As children grow older, they want fewer restrictions and more freedom. Kids cannot understand why parents don’t trust their judgment. They view parental boundaries as roadblocks to their independence. Read the rest of this entry »2 Comments »
Children don’t understand fairness in the same way as adults do. When a child isn’t getting what they want, they say “It’s not fair.” In this special article by Daniel Darling, you’ll discover three important keys you can begin using today.
There is a phrase in our vocabulary that nobody has to teach us to say. It’s a phrase kids learn very quickly in childhood. And it’s a phrase you should ban in your household: Read the rest of this entry »1 Comment »
Dr. Scott Turansky, co-founder of the National Center for Biblical Parenting, provides this valuable training tip for teachers and parents.
We encourage parents and teachers to ask their children a series of questions after every discipline experience. One of those questions is, “Why was that wrong?” Some parents and teachers like this question because it appears to be a set-up for a lecture. Resist this urge. You may have a desire to lecture but your child may quickly turn you off. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Peter 4:10 NIV).
How Kids Think
Children are selfish by nature. They enjoy the limelight. They like to receive gifts. They have learned to expect much from others. Children become so accustomed to having their needs met that they rarely think about serving others. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »