Our kids need to know that they may not be good at everything, but they can have fun trying! Encourage your children to try something new this year. Talk with them about this. What are their fears? What are they excited about? We must learn to ask open ended questions; ones that can be answered with more than just one word. Do our children feel safe having these conversations with us? If not, they need to! Perhaps in the past we’ve acted harshly with them and they fear speaking up and sharing their hearts? Ask the Lord to help you heal these areas of your relationship.
How can we, as parents give them the confidence to try new things in 2016? Here are 10 practical ways I thought of that might be helpful to you and your family this new year: Visit Me Here