Can I fix my kids? What do I need to do?
Changing My Child’s Behavior
Last time on License to Parent:
“Hey, you just took that toy and pushed your brother. What does that say about how you view your brother? What’s going on inside of you is that you value yourself and what you want more than you value your brother. So what is that? That’s selfishness and it’s also pride. But the problem is that the Bible calls that a sin.”
That’s Israel Wayne in last week’s episode of License to Parent. If you missed that podcast you can listen to Raising Them Up with Israel Wayne. We discussed what happens when you look to someone to “fix” your child.
We discovered that fixing the child usually also means fixing the parent, the environment, and the relationships. That leads us to the question of, would it be better off to ask if we as parents are willing to invest the time, effort, and intentionality it takes to keep our child (and our family for that matter) from becoming damaged goods in the first place.
Discussing Gospel-Centered Parenting with Israel Wayne
Israel Wayne is an author and conference speaker with a passion for defending the Christian faith and promoting a biblical worldview. He’s the author of a number of books on homeschooling and parenting including Raising Them Up: Parenting for Christians.
A Shift of Focus
- What is gospel centered parenting?
- Why is it so important to focus on the heart behind behavior?
- Does having a parent full time in the home make an impact on our kids?
- What is the importance of time?
- How can bread-winning fathers find time with their children?
- How impactful is digital technology on our kids? Why?
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