In this tense, sexual equality world, we are having a hard time talking about differences between men and women, which sadly keeps us from seeing what makes men men, and women women. Just because there are differences, it doesn't mean either is inferior as a person.
This issue explodes when it comes to how moms and dads affect the family. We are so busy trying to pretend we don't need each other and children are just fine with a single parent, that we don't really appreciate the amazing impact a Mom and Dad can have together.
Are we saying kids are hopeless without two parents? NOPE...but we are saying that God's preferred parenting plan includes a Dad and a Mom (who are actively involved). Here are a few thoughts that might help:
Fred Ray Lybrand
If you have a mental model, it means you have a way of thinking about how life goes in a certain area and that prediction makes you act, interact and react.
Most of us know that somewhere in our family and educational game we are building or following systems. What most people do not know is that our systems are based on our mental models. One of they great challenges we face is trying to implement a system which simply does not match how we think about things. In this presentation I’ll show you how to start getting on the right track.
In this episode, you will learn:
Parents often misunderstand cause and effect. Just because a kid is happy, it doesn't mean she will be when she grows up. We really need to aim at raising happy adults...which leads to a pretty good childhood too!
Off to learn,
Fred Ray Lybrand
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