“My father always tried to choose an interesting or useful topic during lunch to develop the mind of his children. In this way, he turned our attention to good deeds and to fair and prudent acts, ”Benjamin Franklin wrote in his autobiography. Question: Can your children write the same about you?
In fact, there are two questions. The first question is – do you have a tradition in your family for breakfast, lunch or dinner to get everyone together? We always do this. Well, almost always. In the morning, if you need to run away quickly and at different times, not everyone gets together. But any opportunity to get together, with the whole family – we must use it.
And the second question – what do you do together when you get together at the table? What are you talking about at lunch or dinner? In the family of Benjamin Franklin, the father asked the topic, and this topic was not random, but substantial, developing horizons and mind. From the conversations was not only joy, but also the result. Continue reading
Not all parents love their children, at least not always, not in all situations the parents of their children love. It is a fact. But speaking from the point of view of “must,” then “loving your children” is a parental duty. If you want, you don’t want to, but these are your children, you gave birth to them (gave birth), now you need to feed them, take care of their health and education, educate them and prepare them for future adult life. Normal parents of their children are obliged to love.
But if the children have already grown up, if they have already become adults, then from a formal point of view, the parents have fulfilled their duty, their compulsory program. It is clear that if parents loved their children for 18 years, they will not stop doing it, but they no longer have a duty to love their children. Continue reading