A parent’s job is not an easy one. I know this comes as no shock revelation to anyone but sometimes it bears mentioning again, just as a reminder.
My wife and I are entering into a certain period of raising children when the focus becomes less on obeying our rules and more on the reasons for obeying our rules. I find myself doing a lot of educating, counseling, explaining why these things are so important and how they will carry over into adulthood. Some are major issues, some are pretty minor.
But they’re both important because as parents we’re not just in the business of setting and enforcing rules for the greater good of the family, we’ve been given the responsibility to shape lives, to guide our daughters from childhood to maturity.
All this guiding and molding and patience and stress and prayer has got me thinking about the job my…
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