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I don’t know if it’s a girl thing, but we’ve got a case of the whiiiiines in my house.
My daughter is four. Her two older brothers certainly had issues at this age, but they were mostly involved destruction and throwing epic temper tantrums.
The whining though? The scope of it is new to me and it just blows my mind.
The other night I was exhausted from constant speech correction and was lamenting about it to my husband. (If you’ve never been in a logic match with a preschooler, I hope you appreciate your life). As I worked through my frustration, I realized that I was lacking an essential piece of the parenting puzzle.
Don’t get me wrong; my kids know their Bible stories well. It’s just the practical application part that we can slack on. This was further evidenced by the fact that my daughter recently said something along the lines, “God says it’s my turn.”
So we’ve either got a prophetess or I need to be a little more grounded, right?
I’ve learned that discipline just goes so much better when we rely on God’s Word rather than our own logic and incomplete wisdom.
10 Easy Bible Verses for Kids To Improve Behavior
I decided to round up several Bible verses for kids that are behavior-focused so that I can be more on my game. And then I thought, hey, why not share the love? Because certainly I’m not the only who needs a little backup, right? These verses can apply to any age, but they are easier to understand for kids ten and under. They are also fun to memorize and if desired you can add simple crafts or object lessons…
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