Tag Archives: Raising Kids

The Transferability Of Our Influence At Home

                The attitudes and attributes that make a good employee are the same attitudes and attributes that make a good kid. A child who can learn to do chores cheerfully stands a better chance of becoming an employee who performs … Continue reading

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Atomic Number 26

Iron sharpens iron, So one man sharpens another.Proverbs 27:17 The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. Psalm 19 I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth. ~ 3 … Continue reading

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Run An Ad To Hire Kids You Want Instead Of Raise Them

My Comment: If one would run an ad to hire the kids they want instead of raise them how would it read?  “We are looking to start a family. Will pay top dollar.  We are looking for kids with the … Continue reading

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Lab #1 Do Something Together

Relationships build learning and learning builds relationships.                 Most children are highly motivated by the time and attention paid them by an adult who loves them. This means your home is a perfect place to be teaching life skills … Continue reading

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Taking That “I Can’t” Attitude Out Of Life

In the last post mention was made of a defeatism attitude, that attitude identified when a child says "I can’t."  I wanted to say more about this important subject today and tell you about an experience I had with Sam … Continue reading

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What Sets Children Free To Learn?

Acceptance and encouragement set children free to learn.                 In a healthy family, members extend both encouragement to learn and tolerance for the inevitable mistakes in the process. Sometimes children (and adults!) are reluctant to learn new things. They … Continue reading

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Do Be A Wise Guy

Listen to counsel and accept discipline, that you may be wise the rest of your days. Proverbs 19:20 The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. Psalm 19 I have no greater joy than this, to hear … Continue reading

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