DO THIS // DRIVE TIME
Share the kindness! Have each person in the car take turns talking about how another person in the car showed them kindness that week or month. Expand even further and talk about what your kid might have seen someone at school do that showed kindness to another person. Encourage one another to spread kindness wherever they are!
FIVE PRINCIPLES OF PARENTING
from Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Carey Nieuwhof and Reggie Joiner
Here’s a few things we know will always be true about you as a parent:
You will get tired.
You will struggle with what you should do in a number of situations.
Your kids will not always behave exactly the way you want.
You will stay awake sometimes, worrying about them.
You will wonder, more than you should, if you’re a good parent.
But we think there are five principles that will help you as a parent navigate through a variety of different seasons. And that if you begin to instill them into your parenting, your relationship with your children, and with the other people they need in their lives, will move in a better direction to parent beyond your own capacity.
We want to encourage you to establish a lifestyle as a parent where you widen the circle, imagine the end, fight for the heart, create a rhythm, and make it personal . . .
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