Intentional Parenting Podcast - the show about how to be a great mom or dad and parent with purpose
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Intentional Parenting is about raising kids in a purposeful and intentional way. Kids in today’s culture need parents who are intentional about leading them as they grow. Intentional Parenting will help you learn how to communicate better with your kids, provide ideas in spending time with them and teach you how to lead them. Lead your children on!
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096 - Our Inability to Change our Kids
3 days ago
Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Nolan and I headed out on a bike ride this weekend to enjoy the warm and sunny weather. Inability "Recognizing what you are unable to do is essential to good parenting." - Paul David Tripp In his book, Parenting, Paul Tripp says, "as parents we are powerless to change the hearts of our children." This came from the chapter titled "Inability." Often in our parenting we are demanding, aggressive, threatening, and focused on rules and punishments. We go about parenting with a thought process that we can control our kids. And while we can force temporary behavior adjustments, our methods don't bring about the true heart change we desire to see in our children. Your children need to you exercise authority as the representative of the author of change. - Paul David Tripp Tripp suggests that we use three "power tools" in the way we parent to try and control our kids. Power Tools: Fear Rewards Shame Listen in to this episode as we dive deeper into each of these power tools. Links: Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family