Helping Teens through the “tunnel” years – Whining Chap 8

If I could have received a dollar for the number of times I’ve heard “You just wait until they’re teenagers….”  We’ be discussing this chapter from a cruise that I paid for…for all of us!! If I could have a quarter for every time that people have told me that rebellion is totally required and … Continue reading

Honor one another – even your brothers and your sisters! (Chap 7)

“I just don’t know what I am going to do.  All my kids do is argue and call each other names.  Do you have that problem too?  Your family is almost as big as mine.” “No, we don’t.  We simply don’t allow that kind of dishonoring speech in our household.” “Really? Your kids don’t EVER … Continue reading

Honor Based Parenting (Chap 6)

Okay Julie – did you get caught up?  😉  Chapter Six. Man, is this killer or what? Did anyone but me feel certain that they ought to send their children to live with the Turansky or Miller family until they were 16 or so? 😉 The skills required for honor based parenting. Oh, easy peasy, … Continue reading

Whining ~ Six ways to Teach Honor to Children

What about to adults???  😉 “Teaching honor is trickier than teaching obedience, since honor is a gift.”  (Did anyone else hear a THUD when they read that?)

If you haven’t already….

check out the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  Be sure to sign up to receive their parenting tips.  Good stuff!

How is everyone doing

processing what you’re reading so far?  Are you seeing areas that you want to change?  Can you see how to make those changes?  Are you getting a vision for what it means to parent by grace?  Do you see how grace and mercy must be intertwined as we parent? How is the processing going?!!

Honor Changes People

Honor defined: Treating people as special, doing more than what’s expected and having a good attitude.  Using this definition, how is your family doing with honor?  How are you doing with honor – to you kiddos?  to your hubby? 

You’ll Never Be the Same

Chapter One.  Well?  What did you think?  Have you read this book before?  Have you contemplated the concept of honor before?  What areas came to your mind when you pondered on where honor is missing from your family? Do you think this is do-able?  Do you believe this statement: “For every form of selfishness in … Continue reading