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Godly Parenting: Parenting Skills at Each Stage of Growth
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Thoughts for Today
The old saying that actions speak louder than words is so true when it comes to teaching our children. The example we live has much more influence on them than anything we could ever say. Children learn by what they see their parents doing. Living a consistent godly life before them is the best training we can give.
Obviously, we all make mistakes. There will be times we set a poor example. But being willing to admit when we've missed the mark can be a positive lesson for our children.
Our goal as godly parents should be to help our children grow and develop in a way that is pleasing to our heavenly Father. Consistency is vital to this process.
These thoughts were drawn from
Godly Parenting: Parenting Skills at Each Stage of Growth by N. Elizabeth Holland, M.D. This study addresses parenting skills from the time of conception until the child has reached adulthood. It suggests methods for raising healthy, godly children in an increasingly secular society. Specific emphasis is placed on communication and teaching skills, discipline, protection and sexual issues at each age. Note: This curriculum was written especially for small groups, and we encourage people to use it that way. However, it can also be used effectively as a personal study for individuals or couples.
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