The Most Important Thing My Parents Did

I was very challenged by the article, The Most Important Thing My Parents Did, from Tim Challies. Challies tells us that he grew up in a home of 100% church attendance, very faithful family devotions, and regular catechizing of the children. But he notes that many of his childhood friends grew up with the same practices in their homes, yet wandered … [Read more...]

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...]