Parenting FEAR

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Discussion Time Guidelines:

  • contribute- transparency provides courage for others.
  • be honest- share the full story so people can know you.
  • be thoughtful of others – let others have time to speak too.
  • be kind – if you disagree with someone, talk one on one, in love:)
                1. What are some of the fears that you shared or identified with today with the class?
                2. Where do you feel these fears come from… in your past?
                3. What steps of faith can you take this week to oppose these fears?

                RESOURCES

    Are You A Fear Based Parent?

    Weariness

    Thanks for joining the discussion today at FMCparenting!

    Discussion Time Guidelines:

    • contribute- transparency provides courage for others.
    • be honest- share the full story so people can know you.
    • be thoughtful of others – let others have time to speak too.
    • be kind – if you disagree with someone, talk one on one, in love:)
        1. What types of circumstance(s) do you find you are most susceptible to weariness? ex- lack of sleep, financial stress, arguments
        2. When you are weary what are common ways you cope? ex- anger, escapism, laziness
      3. Do you find it easy or difficult to share with others when you struggle with weariness? Why?

    RESOURCES

    KathrynShirey.com

    The Brown Eyed Mom

    Generational Love.

    1. Share a memory of your grandparents that spoke something into your identity (could be good or bad).
    2. When you reflect on the generational responsibility the Rice’s spoke of, what are your thoughts? What will you talk/think about further from what Pat & Verlin shared?
    3. If your family could continue doing one spiritual activity you’re currently participating in (prayer, bible study, sabbath, building friendships, etc.), that you think will serve you well in the future, what will that be? Or maybe there’s something you’d like to start?

    The Relationship You’re Hoping For.

    Parenting Class 7.22.17
    Kelly & Suze Fair

    Make sure you take time to pray for each other today.

    1. When your child is in their early 20’s, what do you hope your relationship w/them will be like?

    2. What might be the barriers now to this becoming a reality in the future?

    3. What is one thing you might start now that could move you towards the relationship that you’re hoping for?