Aug. 11, 2022

REBOOT: Imperfect Parenting, and How to Be Good at It w/ Dave Wilson EP 568

REBOOT: Imperfect Parenting, and How to Be Good at It w/ Dave Wilson EP 568

Dave Wilson joined us to talk through his biggest mistakes as a dad:  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:...


Dave Wilson joined us to talk through his biggest mistakes as a dad: 

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

He also walked us through what fatherhood looks like in its different seasons:

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)

For the past twenty-five years, Dave Wilson 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 and 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. 

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