Somewhere in between arrogance and self-consciousness we want our children to land safely in godly confidence. Establishing godly standards amidst a self-consumed world feels is akin to an intense ping-pong match. But humble self-esteem, the type rooted in who God says they are, is attainable.
Raising Children Grounded in Faith
Parents fight their own threatening thought cycles. We are sometimes too harsh on the days our kids need extra encouragement, and too admonishing when they need to be knocked down a peg. Albeit imperfect, we can raise faith-grounded children by the priorities evident in our everyday lives.
Help them to develop healthy boundaries with their thoughts, studies, activities, friendships, and beyond. The most practical way to apply Scripture to a child’s everyday life is by reading it with them. Devotional books help parents foster a daily habit of reading Scripture with their children.
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 […]
About the Author – Meg Bucher
Meg Bucher writes about everyday life within the love of Christ. She stepped out of her comfort zone, and her Marketing career, to obey God’s call to stay home and be “Mom” in 2011.
She is also a freelance writer and author of “Friends with Everyone.” Meg loves leading her Monday morning Bible study, being a dance mom, distance running and photography. | Visit her “Sunny & 80” blog online at: (https://sunnyand80.org)