Narcissism

Today I have two links to articles about parenting and self-esteem in our children. Many researchers and thinkers have been recognizing the negative effects of our society's obsession with self-esteem, particularly parental obsession with the self-esteem of their children. It turns out that our "every kid deserves a trophy" and "every child is … [Read more...]

Generosity

I once heard someone describe godly parenting as simply “my life for yours.” I thought of this comment this week when I read the blogpost Lord, Make Me a Generous Father. Michael Kelley exhorts us to be generous to our children with our time, attention, and finances. Using Luke 11:11-13 he explains that we teach our children much about God’s … [Read more...]