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How Building a Tree House is Like Building a Relationship with Your Child

Written by Mark Merrill

February 24, 2022

When our boys were young, we built a tree house together. I learned some important parenting principles from building that tree house.  Here are four of them. First, it takes time.  Just as it takes time to make a plan, gather tools and construct the tree house, it also takes time to plan and make memories with your kids.  Second, it requires a firm foundation.  A tree house needs to rest on a sturdy foundation. Your relationship with your child requires a firm foundation also. It’s a foundation built on truth and love. They need to know that you’ll always speak the truth to them and always love them for who they are. For more, check out my blog at MarkMerrill.com

Original article source: http://www.familyminute.com/family-minute/parenting/general/how-building-a-tree-house-is-like-building-a-relationship-with-your-child/ | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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