Our children are growing up in a converged hybrid environment. There are bugs. There is limited legislation controlling how your thoughts are being recorded and used. Be educated — it’s your protection. Privacy may be dead, but you are not. Watch this short Video …
Believe it or not, using one pronoun over another can actually improve a parent-child relationship.
Using “I” over “you” is one such example.
When Mom tells Joey, “I like it better when your bed is made in the morning,” he knows she is talking about herself.
But if Mom says, “You didn’t make your bed this morning,” Joey knows the finger is pointing directly at him.
With this approach, you take responsibility for the situation; you put it under your control. You direct the child’s attention toward pleasing you – his parent or teacher – rather than on naughty behavior.
I do not want to scare kids, I want them to be prepared; the Boy Scout motto with a twist: “Prepare For The Worst and Get The Least.”
Our world may seem civilized for the most part, but the veneer is thin and cracking. For you to achieve your goals as parents (Moral and Self-Reliant Children) then you must be willing to educate them even on the uncomfortable subjects you pray your kids never have to deal with.
As a parent, you are your child’s super hero. As unpleasant as this subject may be, please find the strength within to confront and teach yourself and your children how to deal with the Super Villain – the Sexual Predator.
“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland
“He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father’s care.” – William Penn
“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain
The idea of Father’s Day in America started around 1910, probably thanks to Sonora Smart Dodd, who’d been raised by her father, Henry Jackson Smart, after