MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

Are Kids Today Overstimulated?

June 9th, 2015 Viewed 2243 times, 2 so far today

Mother-Reading-Book-to-Kids.jpgThe amount of entertainment options today abound, and if your children are anything like mine they want to be constantly entertained.  They may have a cabinet full of books and board games and legos, but they want screen time, to be outside, or whatever they believe will entertain them now.

One father went to extremes when he thought his kids were overstimulated:

What Does It Mean To Be Dad?

December 20th, 2010 Viewed 1639 times, 2 so far today

Father and children on a walk

Rubbing my oldest son’s head last night, as he went to sleep for his first night as an eight year old, my thoughts wandered—am I really the dad that I want to be?

Each of us watches our parents and grandparent (and sometimes other people’s parents) and we observe what we like and do not like about how they parent—the things that “we’re never going to do” and the things that we would do better.  The strange thing is that sometimes, no matter how hard we try, we end up doing those same things unintentionally.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.