As Christians we are called to “…provoke not your children to wrath; but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” Ephesians 6:4. We are commanded to raise our child with love, understanding, and discipline. It can be a real balancing act. We should not “provoke them to wrath” with unrealistic or harsh expectations and punishments, yet we need to instill discipline, respect and obedience.
How do we find that balance? [Read more…]