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Published on Oct 6, 2014
Read more at http://www.shirleysolis.com/protect-y... I am so happy and inspired by the family photos on the Shirley Solis Facebook Page in regards to the #ILoveMyKids Parenting Series! If you haven’t gotten a chance to do participate, definitely do, we need you to inspire others!
If there is one thing that startles me about the society in which I live, it is the increasing loss of innocence in the lives of children!
As I look around, I see children whose eyes were open far to young, by experiences beyond their developmental capacity and it saddens me.
So today, as we continue our parenting series to raising powerful and responsible children, I want to talk to you about Protecting Our Children’s Hearts.
When children are young, their hearts are extremely fragile. While a full grown person is able to withstand the many things life throws at her, a child is not.
Yet, I commonly hear individuals say, “Well, they have to grow up sometime” or “They really have to learn.”
This may be true regarding responsibilities, however it isn’t necessarily true for everything! An example of this would be inappropriate content, such as showing a rated R movie to a seven year old.
When this is allowed to happen, we over-expose the child and destroy the innocence that is absolutely precious in every child!
Think of it like this... If we handle an egg the same way we would handle a full grown chicken, the egg would shatter... Instead, we handle the egg with care. Read more at http://www.shirleysolis.com/protect-y...