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Wise Parenting, Part 2: What’s the Problem?

August 14th, 2017|4 Comments

Today’s post is the second in a multi-part series on Wise Parenting. Each post focuses on one of six principles for parenting wisely: 1) Stay cool, calm and reflective, 2) Frame the problem appropriately, 3) Aim for the right purpose, 4) Expand the perspective, 5) Apply the best knowledge, and 6) Find the right balance.
Parenting, like much of life, is filled with unexpected challenges. Imagine your 15-year-old son says he no longer believes in God and doesn’t want to go to church or your 16-year-old daughter tells you she is pregnant. These are the difficult kinds of issues that call upon parents to respond wisely. In Part 2 of our series on Wise Parenting we explore the process of framing the […]

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