A Parent's Checklist Today have I.........

Hugged my child and told him/her"I love you." (Luke 15:20)
Prayed specifically for my child.
Listened carefully when my child wanted to talk. (Matt. 18:5)
Read to my child. (Proverbs 4:1-4)
Discussed God with my child. (Deut. 4:9-10)
Expected obedience from my child. ( 1 Timothy3:4)
Exhibited patience with my child. ( 1 Corinthians 13:4)
Sang or listened to music with my child. (Psalm 8:2)
Spoke about his/her daddy/mommy with loving respect. (Col. 3:18-19)
Did not expect behavior beyond his/her age capabilities. ( 1 Cor. 13:11)
Punished his/her disobedience with appropriate measures. (Jer. 17:10)
Helped my child learn something new. (Luke 2:5)
Encouraged my child to do something for someone else. (Gal. 6:10)
Protected my child form evil and harmful influences. (1 Cor. 13:6-7)
Challenged and helped my child to do something he/she thought they couldn't do. (1 Thess. 5:14)
Did not punish my child when I was angry. (Psalm 103: 8-14)
Exhibited good manners for my child to model. (Matt. 7:9-12)
Praised my child for a character quality. ( Galatians 5:22-23)
Read the Bible to my child. (2 Tim. 3:15)
Prayed with my child. (Matthew 18:19-20)
Modeled only the attributes I want my child to emulate. (1 Cor. 4:16)
Laughed with, not at , my child. (Romans 12:15)
Thanked my child for something he did. (1 Thess. 5:18)
Gave my child some responsibility. (Titus 3:14)
Did not talk negatively about my child in his presence. (Prov.12:8)
Praised and thanked my child more than I criticised him/her. Prov. 16:24)
Asked my child's forgiveness when I was wrong. (James 4:6)
Forgave my child immediately. (2 Cor. 2:7-8)
Made time to be alone with my child. (Deut. 6:7)
Did not make a promise to my child that I cannot keep. (Ecclesiates 5:5)

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