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Modeling

18 Dec

A picture’s worth 1000 words.

This one’s worth 1000 Blessings, too!!

My view this morning made my heart sing.
I only wish I could have snapped the one where David had his cheek resting on his fist as well.
I am blessed, and so are the boys with such a great role model in their Dad!!

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Posted by on December 18, 2012 in Home Schooling and Parenting

 

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10 responses to “Modeling

  1. inhistiming

    December 18, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    Question for my wise friend….what to do when the child does not model despite your efforts at modeling correct behavior?

     
    • Michelle Eichner

      December 20, 2012 at 9:27 pm

      That’s why I took this – to remind myself that

        every so often

      they do copy the right stuff!! I had a wiser friend tell me that spiritual growth is just like feeding a baby. We’d never let a child starve himself by not eating. Sometimes we have to spoon feed even if they don’t want it. That gave me lots of hope, and a sense of “it’s ok” to tell them to do things if they’re not picking up on the subtle modeling.

       
      • inhistiming

        December 21, 2012 at 11:39 am

        Thanks. Wise words from your friend!

         
  2. Heather @ On Faith and Coffee

    December 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    I am noticing in our home how actions seem to speak much louder than words! Lovely picture of your family, great job Dad! 🙂

     
    • Michelle Eichner

      December 20, 2012 at 9:27 pm

      This is so true, Heather. Notice he’s copying Dad, not me!! 🙂 Isn’t parenting such a journey?

       
  3. elizabeth ann babbitt

    December 18, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    What a wonderful picture memory!

     
    • Michelle Eichner

      December 20, 2012 at 9:28 pm

      I really do wish I could have gotten the one where they had identical poses. But that was a sweet moment & I’m glad I caught it. I love you!!

       
  4. laura

    December 19, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    I love that bed head :). So precious, Michelle.

     
    • Michelle Eichner

      December 20, 2012 at 9:29 pm

      🙂 I’m glad it wasn’t toooo bad or he might have had an issue with the picture. Thanks for stopping by. It means a lot! Enjoy your weekend, and Merry Christmas! Give yourself a hug.

       
  5. Jean Wise

    December 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    A photo to keep and cherish!

     

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