Do your kids ask you a bunch of questions? What’s for dinner? Why is the sky blue? Where do babies come from? They are searching and seeking answers to life’s biggest questions. They want to know how the world around them works. As parents, we get the privilege of shaping their worldviews.
What if I told you that along with questions about life, your kids are asking questions about themselves?
Questions are in the heart of every child—questions kids ask that will shape who they are for the rest of their lives. No pressure, parents, but you have the answers that will radically shape your kid’s identity. Here are the 5 most important questions kids are asking about themselves.
1. “Do I have what it takes?”
All kids have this question on their hearts. They are experiencing new things every day in school, with relationships, and through sports. These new experiences bring to the forefront anxiety and pressure that asks a question. “Do I have what it takes?” As parents, we help them answer this question through support and encouragement. During our first season of basketball with my son, I realized he is a pretty good defender…(continue reading here).