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Patience ~ 12 Days of Uncommon Kids {Day 7}

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Day 7: Patience

Raising Uncommon Kids Patience

Chapter TitleActive Restraint

Prayer FocusSchool

Servant leadership has become a common phrase in society today, but for kids who are used to being placed on a pedestal and having their needs taken care of before all else, this concept can be a foreign one. The best place to practice being second is within a church and community group.

This small cross-section of God’s people can be just the place kids need to learn how to exhibit patience, celebrate others, and trust in God’s plan.

Mentor Mom Moment: Best-selling author, Tricia Goyer, shares her wisdom in an excerpt we call “Always a Parent” – The important thing to always keep in mind when parenting is that even when you don’t know what to do, you know whom you can turn to; our goal should be to install that same confidence in our children.

Tweet: Serve where you are, serve with your kids & be willing to serve without recognition. ~ @TheSamiCone #UncommonKids

Make it Practical: One of the best encouragements I can give to parents wanting their kids to volunteer more is to Serve Where You Are: don’t wait for the “right” opportunity, just give the best of what you have wherever you are and be willing to do whatever is asked of you.

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