Sterring

Who steered you? What were your influences? Whose opinion is valid and relevant? Steering ourselves can be difficult, so imagine if your child is looking to you to learn how to drive a car or tie a bow tie, or ease/avoid the pain of loosing a friend. My thought is that children are constantly looking …

Patterns of expression and understanding

Kids show patterns of behavior that you can learn from similar to adults. Here are a few to look out for.. Wanting more - when a child is asking for more, it’s in your best interest to do a needs assessment. The current condition can be masked by a desired condition. Remember that they can …

Mom and Dad; I have questions

How did you put your heads together, better yet your hearts to make me feel loved? How did you make a home in the midst of all that goes on in the world? How did you sacrifice so much of yourself to give to others with joy? Why did you gather us routinely to teach …

Words in contrast and association for the family to get understanding

Faith and Fear - Peace Truth and lies - justiceHonor, respect and gloryWise and FoolishKnowledge, understanding and wisdomWill and Self control. Be aware when reviewing, it's helpful to research these preconceived knowledge and if there is, place it through what the books of the Bible says. The dictionary can serve for cultural and historical context …

Awaiting instruction

Kids can sometimes seem disinterested and not amazed or engaged in getting instruction. It's more likely they want to be valued for what they do and it to be measured as significant and beneficial. This can be seen when they have something they want to show the people most important to them like a parent, …