23 Things I Want My Kids to Learn From Me
- Don’t take life/people so seriously.
- Respect authority.
- Share your thoughts and heart regularly.
- It’s okay to ask for help from store clerks, mental health professionals, teachers, family and friends.
- Life is not fair or predictable.
- Having a critical spirit damages you more than anyone else.
- Walking closely and in obedience with/to God is worth it.
- Embrace people of other cultures: this pleases God and enriches you.
- Use money wisely.
- Be generous and wise with your possessions, time, words and love.
- No one is perfect, not even you, so accept it.
- Have fun daily.
- Work harder and give more than asked.
- Search for the silver lining.
- Be a life-long student of the Bible.
- Be a good example.
- Think outside the box.
- Don’t let fear make your decisions.
- Chase after your bliss and do it.
- Get a college degree.
- Eat dessert first.
- Being different is okay.
I’m still learning to implement many of these things. I am a work in progress and so are you my two precious (adult) children! And I have to admit that I’ve learned and am learning much from you two.
What are you hoping your kiddos will learn from you?