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How to Teach Your Children Self Control (BFBN guest post)

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“We live in a “give me what I want and give it to me NOW” sort of culture. We expect instant results. Instant gratification. We don’t want to wait for anything and feel entitled to everything our hearts desire.

I don’t know about you, but one of my goals as a parent is to raise children who are the polar opposite of this current cultural trend. I want my children to be patient. To work hard for what they want in life. To respect others and themselves.”

How to teach your children self-control.

I couldn’t agree with Emily more.  She talks about one simple way that she effectively teachers her children to use self-control.  I am definitely going to start this with Theo.

Read the full post over at The Journey of Parenthood.

Babywise Friendly Blogging Network

Check out the rest of the posts by the mamas of the BFBN.  We are all blogging about principles of the Babywise series that don’t include sleep or scheduling.  Lots of great content, so be sure to read them all!  All links will go live day of.

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