Our youngest is nearing her high school graduation. Our second is getting married a week later. In this milestone season, I have had several opportunities to just sit and ponder. If I could do it all over again, here are some of things I would do different.
I would listen more.
I would express my appreciation and praise more.
I would spend more time as a family all together.
I would laugh more.
I would offer more opportunities for my children to feel a sense of belonging.
I would encourage more personal responsibility in my children.
I would love the father of my children more.
No regrets. It’s just a reflection. How about you? If you are still parenting, how can you change your parenting up and make even better today?
I am enjoying the relationships I have with my children as they have become adults. There are always opportunities to continue to build into their lives. And I am ….
Parenting With Purpose