Being Good Role Models for Our Children

The influence that adults have on children is profound. But we often don’t realise our importance as role models.

 

Adults often tell children to do one thing, but do something different themselves. Children notice these things

All: Help us to be good role models for our children

 

Adults often make promises they don’t keep. Children notice these things

All: Help us to be good role models for our children

 

Adults often tell children they love them, but don’t spend enough time with them. Children notice these things

All: Help us to be good role models for our children

 

Adults often tell children that it is important to tell the truth, but then lie themselves. Children notice these things

All: Help us to be good role models for our children

 

Adults often want children to be respectful, but are themselves disrespectful about others. Children notice these things

All: Help us to be good role models for our children

 

Adults want their children to know right from wrong, but often don’t provide their children with a solid basis for enduring moral values, leaving it to the TV internet or playground. Children notice these things

All: Help us to be good role models for our children

 

 

 

Topics: The Younger Generation and Worship & Liturgy. Seasons & Special Events: All Seasons. Resource Types: Affirmations and Readings.

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