If you’re like most parents, you’ve gritted your teeth and said to your kid, “You better change your attitude, or I’ll change it for you!”
The reality is that if we want their attitude to change it will be most important that we change ours first.
Our attitudes flow from what we think. We have to change how we think about ourselves and our kids. What our desires and goals in parenting are. Change has to happen in us, we have to be growing as a person, strengthening our values, bettering our relational skills, and more.
Parenting requires better behavior on our part. Our behavior flows from having a better attitude in our part. Attitude always requires a change in how we think. Let’s get going.