– Episode 1714 –

Parenting Ditches to Avoid

Parenting ditches to avoid. Flashback – Tedd Tripp walks through various ditches we can fall into as we parent. He and Todd also discuss the importance of nurturing and shepherding the heart of a child.


Segment 1 (0:00) – Parenting ditches to avoid. Flashback – Tedd Tripp in studio to discuss how parents find themselves falling into ditches. Topics discussed – overprotection, nurturing, parental responsibilities.

Segment 2 (8:40) – Goals for your children. Proper emphasis on education, sports, music and arts. How to build an identity as a family. Dealing with the goal of saved children. Overarching Biblical principles for parenting.

Segment 3 (18:05) – More ditches! Bribery and punishment – how it removes God from parenting. Conversations with children about the purpose for living. The ditch of emotional parenting.