RAISING A KIND PERSON
By Reggie Joiner
So how kind have your kids been lately?
That is one of your goals as a parent right? Along with a good education, health, financial autonomy, and faith in God, you hope your kids will be nice, at least some of the time.
That’s because most of us believe life in general just works better when everyone is treating each other kindly.
Actually being kind, like other positive character qualities, makes you not only happy, but it also makes you healthy. According to one scientist, David Hamilton, kindness changes the brain, impacts the heart and immune system, and may even be an antidote to depression. But there is one big reason you should remind your kid’s to be kind . . . God! The idea that we are made in the image of God should be a compelling reason to teach kids they should be kind . . .
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