Parenting with Technology

Successfully navigating parenting paradoxes in the technological landscape that is modern life.

Relationship

A Brief Update

three generations

 A few months ago I wrote about taking some time off and dealing with my father’s passing. Since then I have posted when I could, not followed much of a schedule and basically not done as good of a job as I expect of myself. Therefore, today, instead of posting anything else, I am going to give you a few thoughts regarding your family in grief, followed by a brief update on my own situation.

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Take Your Kids With You.

Do everything you can with your kids. Play with them, Pray with them, take them everywhere. To the grocery store and to the mechanic, the retirement home to visit Aunt Sue and the bakery to get your bread.
Why do I feel it is so important to take your kids everywhere? There are three reasons, and I will present them now in no particular order.

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Put your relationship first.

We often talk about and are encouraged to put our children first. While I agree with the idea of not being selfish in our lives and interactions with our children, I don’t agree with this as a blanket statement.  For you and your spouse to function as the best, most cohesive parenting unit possible, you have to stick together.  You have to dedicate some time to being together, in the same room, focused on each other, doing things together for your relationship.

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