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Raising Kids with Character


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Slides from 2011 Preparing Your Child for Success seminar hosted by The Bear Creek School annually in Redmond, WA. Slides are excerpts from the presentation "Raising Kids with Character" by Rachael Urban.

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Raising Kids with Character

  1. 1. by Rachael Urban
  2. 2. “Train up a child in the way they should go, and even when they are oldthey will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6
  3. 3. KindnessDiligence Perseverance Honesty Attentiveness
  4. 4.  Pray for your child Teach specifically Model Reward • With praise! • With prizes!
  5. 5.  Kindness • What is it? What does it look like? Praiseevery time you possibly can Have the word stay up around your class or home You know they have it in their heart and head when…
  6. 6. In…. • Books • In your own speech and actions • In board games • In videos or TV shows
  7. 7. •Our family is a Team! (Team Urban) •God and the four of us! • The Urbans always… givebecause we believe it is better to give than receive •The Urban’s always… go above and beyond what is expected. •WHAT ARETRADITIONS you are using to build a team of character?
  8. 8.  It isn’t about the game, it’s about the people in the game.
  9. 9.  Chores and responsibilities Games
  10. 10.  Who is your closest neighbor? Your sibling!
  11. 11.  He washed the disciples’ feet There is a humility that needs to be taught Affirm what the world doesn’t
  12. 12.  J.O.Y. – Jesus First, Others Second, You Last Everyone is a winner when they obey! “A fool gives vent to his anger but a wise man keeps himself under control” Proverbs 29:11 “Be kind and loving to each other” Ephesians 4:32