If we want our children to learn from us, they have to trust us. I interview Emily Christensen, a Certified Life Coach, on how we can improve trust with our children to increase our influence in their lives.
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It’s one thing to discuss the Parental God theologically and theoretically, but it is something else again to ask the practical questions “How can we model Them? How can we emulate Them? How can we try to follow the same principles in our earthly parenting that They follow in Their celestial parenting?
Whoever teaches your child discernment, whether it is you, the media, peers, or teachers, is literally wielding the power to form your child’s beliefs, values, morality, passions, and actions. Here are eight principles to help make sure you are the one teaching them discernment.
Your Hardest Family Question: How can I help my children stop fighting and genuinely care about each other?
I have three of eight children left at home, and it seems like they are constantly fighting with each other. They tease and aggravate and provoke each other, and they seem to have very little concern for each other. How can I help them to genuinely care about each other and stop the incessant fighting?
It’s always hard when we see our children mistreated by other people. However, it's important to remember that these hard, often offensive moments in life can end up becoming some of the greatest lessons for your child. Here's how you can make those moments into learning experiences.
From this month's Liahona: "Everyone feels sad or discouraged at times. As a parent, you may see changes in your child’s behavior without fully understanding the reason why. Here are some things to watch for and ways to help your child."