Teaching Your Children Respect
Training up a child is hard work and takes a lot of planning, praying, and intentionality. It may be easy to teach children when or how to do something tangible like chores, school work, or self-care. But what about some of the more internal skills like honesty, gratitude, or respect? In this blog post, Dr. Kenneth Acha talks about teaching children respect and some key secrets that will help you along the way.
What does it mean to show respect? Who is worthy of respect? And how does a child learn to show it?
As parents, we want our children to learn our values. Sometimes we struggle to figure out how, exactly, to do that. We might try to explain what we believe in, or instruct children how to behave, but ultimately, it is what we do that often has the greatest impact on children. They watch us. And they see everything…even the things we wish they didn’t notice us doing.
So what about respect? How can a parent teach a child respect? Read More…