For many parents, there is a tendency to view the world around us as the enemy, as the counterforce that undoes the values we try to teach and that lures our children into paths we would not choose for them.
One great key to parenting is to reverse that perspective and to find an institution, usually a church, that backs up the values we teach and provides teachers and youth leaders that are good lifestyle examples for our kids.
How grateful we should be if we already have that kind of support group.
Richard and Linda Eyre are New York Times No. 1 best-selling authors who lecture throughout the world on family-related topics. Read Linda's blog at www.deseretnews.com/blog/81/A-World-of-Good.html and visit the Eyres anytime at www.TheEyres.com.
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