Sociologists are always trying to discover the best way to give children a good start in life. One question they study is how soon do children need to start school. A new study has discovered that “watching Sesame Street is as beneficial for children’s academic progress as attending head start.”
One thing researchers discover that is most effective for tots’ long-term success is having a married biological mother and father. Kathy Lee, mother of 10 and author of The Homegrown Preschooler, says “preschool teachers are trying to recreate the home. Home is the most natural place to let children discover and have a sense of wonder.”
The best thing we can do for our children is build strong marriages. —Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
World, October 3, 2015 p. 60
Proverbs 4:1-4 (HCSB) Listen, ⌊my⌋ sons, to a father’s discipline, and pay attention so that you may gain understanding, (2) for I am giving you good instruction. Don’t abandon my teaching. (3) When I was a son with my father, tender and precious to my mother, (4) he taught me and said: “Your heart must hold on to my words. Keep my commands and live.