Category Archives: Raising Kids

Thoughts and Discussion on kids, grandkids, and how to raise them to be better people.

Raising Kids – Obedience and Safety

I woke up at 3:30 this morning with my mind swirling about child safety and obedience.

I can hear you now: “Excuse me?”

I know, I know. It’s not exactly a topic that would keep most people up at night, but there’s a reason. Here’s what I mean.

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Raising Kids – The Payoff (#1)

At some point during each parent’s kid-raising chores, they look at the sky and lament, “Why did I ever have kids?”

As of this writing (March 2014) my kids are 31 and 30, and I couldn’t be prouder of them. Every day, I thank God for the miracle He worked in helping shape these two incredible people, knowing there’s NO WAY I could have shaped them into who they are today on my own.

Why am I so proud of them?

Today, they are both responsible adults, people who make good decisions. You’ll hear more about that – making good decisions – in a later article, but for now I’ll just say these “kids” are who they are today based on the decisions they made in the past. Continue reading Raising Kids – The Payoff (#1)