Sunday, December 22, 2013

Parents for life

Whether our children are infants or adults, once we have them, we are parents for life.








A nine-week parenting course that will change your family forever!

Created to make you think and help you resolve problems.

You will learn…
  • ·         How the way you were parented affects how you parent.
  • ·         How to forgive and let go of childhood woundings.
  • ·         How to prevent making the same mistakes with your children.
  • ·         Why a child needs two parents.
  • ·         God’s plan for husband and wife as a parenting team.
  • ·         Why moms can’t be dads and dads can’t be moms.
  • ·         How God uniquely creates each child.
  • ·         What is your child’s personality and giftings.
  • ·         How to best help each of your children develop uniquely.
  • ·         Which comes first, teaching or training.
  • ·         How to train children to obey immediately.
  • ·         Why early training makes a difference throughout life.
  • ·         What is each child’s learning style.
  • ·         How to make learning enjoyable.
  • ·         How parents teach 24/7.
  • ·         How to agree on what discipline is appropriate.
  • ·         How to recognize reactive discipline.
  • ·         How a child’s temperament determines the best discipline.
  • ·         When to begin letting go.
  • ·         Why we are parents for life, not parenting for life.
  • ·         How to co-operate with God’s plan for each of your children.
  • ·         Each parent’s role in developing healthy adults.



  1. ·         How does your boss set out his or her expectations of you in terms of productivity, results, dress, demeanor, and so on?
  2. ·         How does your boss like to receive information (for example, paper memos, email, or face to face)? Are there different situations where he or she has particular preferences?
  3. ·         How does your boss communicate disappointment?
  4. ·         How does your boss give out praise?
  5. ·         Does your boss like information delivered with lots of detail, or big-picture summary?
  6. ·         Does he/she prefer things “by-the-book,” or is there a lot of room for adaptation and innovation?
  7. ·         Does your boss micromanage, or provide too few directions?
  8. ·         How does your boss make decisions? (For example, quickly, on reflection, or with input from everyone on the team?)
  9. ·         How does he/she react to his or her own boss?
  10. ·         How does your boss handle bad news or unexpected events?
  11. ·         In light of your answers to the previous questions, how would you now “manage your boss upwards”?
  12. ·         What areas of friction did you identify? What will you do to minimize that friction?
  13. ·         Describe a recent situation in which you made your boss look good, or made it easy for him or her to manage you. What specific actions did you take to help him or her out that you might be able to repeat in the future?
  14. ·         Describe a situation in which you missed an opportunity to make your boss look good. What actions could you have taken to help him or her out that you can use in the future?
  15. ·         What are two of your boss’s managerial weaknesses?
  16. ·         In what ways can you compensate for your boss’s managerial weaknesses in order to help him or her out?