But we can make them look like curses to us. Ask any teenager if they like to be constantly nagged. They will tell you no. Does it help to pester them about the mistakes they are making? They usually already understand exactly what they are doing wrong.
None of us want to see our children fail. Is it because we have our children’s best interest at heart? We need to make sure we are not afraid of how our children’s failures will make us look.
Running them down only reinforces in their minds how bad they are. Let’s find the good that is in them. After all, they are gifts that God has given to us.