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Friday, September 23, 2011

Children have rights too...

Yes, like us they have many rights. For now, let's focus on each letter of the word "Children":
  • Character: Good, honest, hardheaded character is a function of the home. If the proper seed is sown there and properly nourished for a few years, it will not be easy for that plant to be uprooted. ~George A. Dorsey
  • Home: Home is the place where boys and girls first learn how to limit their wishes, abide by rules, and consider the rights and needs of others. ~ Sidonie Gruenberg
  • Inheritance: "A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children..." (Proverbs 13:22a - Amplified)
  • Love: Kids spell love T-I-M-E. ~John Crudele
  • Discipline: Discipline doesn't break a child's spirit half as often as the lack of it breaks a parents heart. ~ Anonymous  
  • Responsibility: If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. ~Abigail Van Buren
  • Example: “A good example has twice the value of good advice ~ Anonymous
  • Needs: Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~Jesse Jackson
Like C. Everett Koop said: "Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation." It is our responsibility to meet our children's rights.

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