A parenting plan with a future
We will let our children know we love them no matter what they do.
Our children will learn that love is not earned, love is freely given.
We will be honest about our mistakes, remembering to ask our children to forgive us when we fail them or misunderstand them.
Our children will learn the value of personal honesty instead of hypocrisy.
We will give each child some individual time and attention every day.
Our children will learn that they are important to us, not a nuisance that we endure.
We will listen to our children as well as talk to them.
Our children will learn that listening to one another is one of the most loving things we can do for each other.
We will help our children develop a genuine personal faith in God.
Our children will learn, through our example, the value of a genuine faith.
We will correctly love and lovingly correct.
Our children will learn that discipline is an expression of love.
We will teach proper relationship to authority.
Our children will learn that respect for authority is the key to a successful life.
We will encourage proper independence.
Our children will develop a strong conscience.
They will learn to withstand and overcome the negative pressures around them.