Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for though knowest not what a day may bring forth.
No one knows what tomorrow holds except God. We should live each day like it’s our last. This study really spoke to my heart this morning. Why put off what can be done today for tomorrow? I have been known to be a procrastinator. What about you?Continue reading →
Twelve. We now have a twelve-year-old. This is our second experience with having a twelve-year-old and, oh boy, is it a hard year! Looking back, it was a hard year for me. For kids, it seems as though they are always entering a “new phase” from the time they are born until they graduate. Then the phases seem to have wider gaps between them. Each phase comes with new challenges for both the parent and the child. So, why IS twelve such a difficult year for kids? I am going to give you my reasons and what I learned from my now 16-year-old through his twelfth year.
How to Help Your Children Reach Their Full Potential
In life, parents take the whole responsibility for their children’s later behavior, emotions, strengths, values, fears, manners and everything else that was a part of their job to teach them from an early stage of life. Some modern-day parents find it exhausting to cope with everything that parenthood brings, including devotion and love, and leave their children to cell phones, tablets and brainwashing TV channels instead of being by their side.
Life is what we make it. For years, I was wishing time away. I love my children but I was also eager for them to grow up and be more independent. Now, they are all pretty independent (still working on some stuff with our 5… almost 6 year old but it’s happening much sooner than I expected). Instead of our lives becoming less hectic… we are seemingly in a constant tailspin. “Our lives are like a runaway!”