Learning to respond to a child’s meltdown with confident compassion instead of condescension, control, or cowering.
Sending messages of God’s grace and truth to our kids, even in the midst of the struggle.
By holding your kids responsible for certain tasks, you will help them grow in independence and confidence.
By involving children in financial decisions in an age-appropriate way, you give them the tools to make their own decisions later in life.
Sometimes punishment is not the best way to teach responsibility and wisdom.
The way we handle our children’s defiance may be the most critical piece of parenting we do.