Our best role as parents is to be a coach when our kids are having conflict with each other. Having difficult conversations is a communication style that has to be taught and learned. They don’t learn appropriate techniques if they have to figure it out how to deal with conflict on their own. It simply [...]
The other night I was pondering before I went to bed and asked myself…”what did my kids learn from me today?”
Did they learn Dad comes home from work tired and grumpy?
Or…did they see joy, peace, and thanksgiving?
Did they see stress, anxiety, and strife regarding a life challenge?
Or…did they see me pray and read the bible [...]
One of the things he learned was very interesting. We shouldn’t have to wait to have a near death experience to realize the importance of being a great parent.