I believe it takes prayer and wisdom every
month of every year on how involved your
family can or should be in anything.
we try to involve as many children as we
can in any given activity.
Opportunities will continue to come
around again for the things that we think
might be important for our children to
experience. We can’t make decisions
based on fear, thinking we must offer
them every enrichment possible. Rather,
because we know that God is sovereign,
we can be confident that He will provide
what we need for our children when they
most need it.
Here are some questions to ask in rela-
tion to the whole family:
or can the entire family participate?
are most desirable and in line with
your goals for this child, not just what
sounds good to you.
When deciding on an activity, we must
discern if our child will thrive in the en-
vironment and if this is the right timing.
We also need to weigh whether he needs
help in an area that we are not equipped
to teach or if he needs an outlet for ex-
pression or physical education. Here are
several guiding questions:
tivity already, and would it benefit him
is fully engaged in an activity but later
loses interest in it. You must decide
whether it is really necessary to contin-
ue or to allow him to move to another
Not only do we need to look at the child, but
we also need to look at the activity. Prayer
is an essential key in determining the real
needs of your child and your school.
go this year? Does this activity fall in
line with that?
•;Does;the;activity;fit;with;your;educa-tional themes and goals this year, or
can it wait for another time?
• How much money do you have to
spend? Can this be done less expensively another way?
thing at home?
children, bring it all before the Lord
and ask Him to provide for your needs.