WHAT I WANT TO TEACH MY KIDS
By Reggie Joiner
"The group consisting of mother, father and child is the main educational agency of mankind."- Martin Luther King Jr.
One of the most sobering truths about parenting is that you are teaching your children something, whether you are being intentional or not. Sure, you may not teach your children everything they need to know about Calculus or Biology, but your children are learning things from you as a parent that they will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
Are you familiar with the “Big Rock” illustration about teaching? A person is given a large container, big rocks, and a pile of sand. They are told to fill the container to capacity. Savvy leaders put the big rocks in first and then fill the sand in last. It’s just the best way to get the most material inside the jar.
The point is that you will be a key influence that puts the “big rocks” in your child’s life
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