Aug. 20, 2021

Imperfect Parenting And How To Be Good At It w/ Dave Wilson EP 471

Imperfect Parenting And How To Be Good At It w/ Dave Wilson EP 471

For the past twenty-five years, Dave and his wife Ann have been featured speakers at Family Life’s Weekend to Remember®, and have also hosted their own marriage conferences across the country.  Dave & Ann host a radio show for Family Life...


For the past twenty-five years, Dave and his wife Ann have been featured speakers at Family Life’s Weekend to Remember®, and have also hosted their own marriage conferences across the country.  Dave & Ann host a radio show for Family Life with featured guests on marriage/relationships/money and parenting.  

Dave has served as the Detroit Lions Chaplain for thirty-three years. They have three grown sons, three daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren.

Dave and his wife co-authored the book, No Perfect Parents: Ditch Expectations, Embrace Reality which is our topic for today’s discussion. 

The Four Stages of Parenting:

1. Discipline stage (ages one to five)

2. Training stage (ages five to twelve)

3. Coaching stage (ages twelve to eighteen)

4. Friendship stage (ages eighteen plus)


TOP FIVE PARENTING MISTAKES

Mistake #1: I left my soul at the office

Mistake #2: I was nicer to the mailman than to my kids

Mistake #3: I forgot the Bullseye 

Mistake #4: I neglected my marriage

Mistake #5: I didn’t hug enough

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