Empowerment is not about giving your kids permission to do whatever they please with no consideration for others in their community.
Posts Tagged: more like the father
Every day, in any number of situations, our children are looking for clues about our character, watching to see if our actions line up with our words.
Should we as parents accept the inevitability of losing connection with our kids when they become teens, or can we dare to hope for something better?
A father’s role is critical in helping his daughter navigate the uncertainties of adolescence. Here are 4 insights for dads.
Author Robert Garrett suggests looking for these four areas of competence before giving teens their ‘P Plates’ for social media.
Parenting involves sacrifice. Whether it’s getting up early to take them to their game or going without in order to provide for them, it’s just what we do.
Sometimes the obsessive tendency for things to be ‘just so’ can undermine our goal to build confidence and responsibility into our kids.
How did I get here? Is it the path I’ve chosen, or is my path being shaped by circumstances or someone else’s expectations?