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Raising Children to be Last in a "Me First" World

Raising Children to be Last in a "Me First" World | Momfulness | Scoop.it

Entitlement has been the topic of the summer for me as I deal with my own issuesas well as those of my young children. We live in an entitled society where "have it your way" has become a personal motto for most people and where "me first" isn't just something your two-year-old demands.

But as I have mentioned before, we don't deserve anything, and if we want to teach our children how to follow Christ, then that means lessons in self-denial, contentment, and living a life of humility--something we have to be intentional about. The world is only going to teach them the opposite.

I don't have all the answers. My kids beg for stuff every time we go to the store just like yours. I throw pity parties on a regular basis. But here are a few lessons I'm learning as a mom.

Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

When we move from indulging our kids with the "material" to the immaterial we change their experience of entitlement. This article provides some practical ideas for how to instill a strong work ethic in our kids and model a live of service to others. 

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My Joy-Filled Life: How to Spend Quality Time With Your Kids

My Joy-Filled Life: How to Spend Quality Time With Your Kids | Momfulness | Scoop.it

We cook, we clean, we may homeschool, take care of babies, and a lot of us run home businesses or work outside of the home. We are busy. When you have more than one child it can be difficult to find the time to spend quality time with each one individually.

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Dr. Amy Fuller, Marriage & Family Therapist passionate about healing & empowering a fuller life through Relational, Emotional, Mental & Spiritual Health/Growth. www.AmyFullerPhd.com