Teaching your kids to drive, in a car with no gas, just “ain’t gonna happen.” If we don’t have “gas” in our proverbial relationship tank with our kids, trying to get them to listen to us, talk to us, or to be able to role model anything will work as well as teaching them to drive without gas in the tank. You just won’t get anywhere! So before we can talk about developing traits such as integrity, empathy, responsibility, etc. we need to ensure there’s gas in the tank. We n
Today’s children are the adults of tomorrow.
We, as parents, more than any other single factor, influence the adults our children will become. Right now, literally, interaction-by-interaction with our children, we are creating the adults of tomorrow, and for the most part, we’re winging it. And it is not because we don’t love our children and truly want what is best for them. It is because we have sort of blindly accepted an approach to parenting that has been unconsciou