Character is what you do when no-one is looking. But if you’re a parent, someone is always looking – your child. Can you use this as an opportunity to intentionally help your children build the kind of character you want them to have?
In today’s busy world, many of us (myself included) find that we are blazing through our days at breakneck speed. Carting kids from here to there due to school, practice, friends, etc., just trying to cram as much into a day as we possibly can.
As a parent, I encourage you to count your marbles. Savor them. Somehow in the business of raising children, we forget how much the little things matter. It’s the little investments we make over time that have the greatest impact.
We searched everywhere for answers, quick fixes, anything that would provide relief for our weariness. We talked to friends and trusted advisors. I read a silly amount of self-help books. Finally, when I reached the point where I couldn’t take it...