A child without phones, TV’s, video games, etc. to fill up their time, will most likely develop a better thinking brain AND a healthy body: spiritually, physically, and emotionally.
CHARACTER - THE REASON I WRITE
Take a moment to reflect on this. What does having character even mean?
To me, it means who you really are on the inside, even when no one is watching or listening. The choices we make every day show our character. I personally am writing for young people in an effort to encourage good character qualities in friendships and families. But that’s not the only place character can be impacted.
Last week on the Chickadee Cheer Newsletter we talked about family traditions with the first day of school. (Sign up to join.) A warm batch of cookies at the end of the first day is a wonderful welcome and an expression of love. And, also last week, I met a gentleman at a library event who is a historian and presenter at schools. Suffice it to say, I am now hooked on finding out more about our family...
It is so easy to find fault with kids, isn't it? I'm writing this post for myself, as well as for other parents, teachers, and grandparents - anyone who is working with kids. How many times a day do we correct versus praise? Do you remember what it's like to be a kid? I'd like to share a little of a post about this from the blog of Character First. I'll give you the link to the whole article too.