Parenting In A Demanding World

We are living in a very demanding world which makes being a parent very hard. As our careers take off, we achieve promotions and move up yo the next level, our time becomes very limited, especially in today’s world. It starts to become difficult to allocate our time with our families and we sometimes even begin to overlook the basics.

Our spouses and children can see that they are being ignored from our lack of presence in their lives. Many of us put more of our time in on our jobs than we do with our families. The Holy Bible speaks about how to work and it also instructs us about the fruits of our labor. While those things are mentioned in the Holy Bible, it is also instructional on marriage and children.

As parents, we need to show our families that we love them more than we love our work. We must understand that our families are gifts from God, and these gifts should not be minimized. Our families need our attention and they also require our affection.

As parents, we need to show our families the depth of our love by teaching our children how to allocate their time by putting family first and always teaching them the difference between right and wrong decisions. This is very hard to do if we do not spend the required amount of time with them.

We should exhibit our love for the Lord and teach our children how to pray about each and every little thing. We should make it our business to see to it that they learn the Holy Bible Scriptures, because this is the book of instruction on how to live life on this earth. When our children see our example that Christ is the center of our lives, we should hope that they will emulate our examples and create beautiful memories that will be passed on to the next generation and hopefully last lifetimes.

If we are not careful, in today’s world, we will find that we have exchanged the love of our family and home for the dedication and attention to our professional business; while living in the constant motion that robs our souls from memories and the bonding of our families. Truly, amazing things can happen when our families come together in the good times and also the bad times.

Our job on this earth is to produce and put forth our greatest efforts to honor the Lord in all that we do. This is a testimony that we should live, a legacy we should leave, and our faith in God that stands firm in our seasons of life.

It has been my pleasure to share another inspirational blog with you all.

Blessings To You My Friends,


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10 thoughts on “Parenting In A Demanding World

  1. Hey Jerry! I totally agree with you when you said that the world today is quite demanding and that we have to be careful how we “feed” our children and how much time we spend with them to give them a direction that they will not forget even when they grow old.

    While when I was growing up, none of my siblings nor me had the chance to have a personal smartphone or mobile phone while it is a completely different story with the younger generations, with extra pressure to parenting and proper discipline. Great article!


    1. Hello -Heku, 

      Thank you for taking the time to read, comment on this blog, and for considering it a great article. Parenting today is very different from the way I was disciplined as a child as well, so I understand completely where you are coming from. 

      Thank you again for taking the time to read and comment on this blog.

      Best Of Blessings To You My Friend!

  2. Parenting is really a difficult task especially when one is a single parent…it could make life unbearable at a point when things doesn’t go as planned, and it becomes imperative that as a parent one has got to put their life in order before going into parenting because at a point it may become unbearable.

    1. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on this blog, and I agree, that parenting is really a difficult task especially when one is a single parent. 

      There are a lot of changes that must be made and challenges that must be overcome for growth to begin to take place in order to become any type of example that our children can follow.

      Thank you again for taking the time to read and comment on this blog.

      Blessings To You My Friend!

  3. Hi Jerry. This is a really informative post. Good parenting depends largely on God’s guidance in our daily lives. It is very important to bring up children in the faith and they should know the benefits of trusting the Almighty God. But nowadays many parents are too busy and ignore this important role. 

    Thank you for sharing this article, it really reminds us to care for our families and fulfill our basic responsibilities.  May God bless you.


    1. Hello Baraka,

      Thank you for reading, commenting on this blog, and for considering it an informative article. I also agree that good parenting depends largely on God’s guidance in our daily lives.

      You are most certainly welcome for the sharing of this article.

      Thank you again for reading and commenting on this blog.

      Have A Blessed Day!

  4. The world today has become very demanding, as time passes, new innovation come into play and if you have kids that are teens like mine, then you are in for it, because as they move their needs and request begin to increase as most of them wants to lay hands on every and anything they find. 

    Thanks for these words as they are words of encouragement for me to press on.

    1. Thank you for utilizing a portion of your time for the reading and commenting on this blog.

      You are most certainly welcome for the words of encouragement. 

      Best Of Blessings To You My Friend!

  5. I have been in this parenting business for roughly 7 years now and I must tell you having a few numbers of young ones looking up to you for guidance, protection, provision, and so on is not very easy; as we all know, the times we are in now is very demanding but we must do our best to measure up.

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